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Can a HOA unlinlaterally annex adjacent property into their

Can a HOA unlinlaterally annex adjacent property into their jurisdiction that was never under the jurisdiction of the HOAJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: TexasJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Existing situation is 29 lots (with homes) were never included in the original HOA from inception 56 years ago. The neighbors running the Property Owners association got tired of doing the work and hired an HOA management firm. Less than a year later the HOA management firm issued invoices to the 29 lot owners for HOA dues, past and present for the prior two yearsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The documents of deed restrictions filed with the county 56 years ago spell out each and every lot that is under the jurisdiction, and this DOES NOT include the said 29 lots. Things went well for 56 years. When I bought my lot (1 of the 29) 30 years ago, I was told, (and shown the adjacent neighborhood's deed restrictions - which did not include my lot), that my lot 1. was NOT subject to their deed restrictions: 2. My lot allowed ZERO votes in the adjacent neighborhood's Property owner's business while lots under their jurisdiction had 2 votes each 3. We did not pay dues to their association, but we could join their neighborhood owned swimming pool if we paid dues at a higher rate than their residents

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I hopeyou can help me, my neighbor has his property level

I hopeyou can help me, my neighbor has his property level 3ft higher than normal I have pictures of this with a yard stick showing what he did. When rains its floods the whole property next door to me that stays under water 11 months out of the year. It That property is underdeveloped, now the water has gone onto my property about half of my property .Adding the extra dirt on his acre he has change the natural flow of water that causes it to drain off his property to ours. He has never move in to the house he built a while ago Our homeowners Association has never enforced any of their laws so any can do any thing around hereJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: Cypress Tx. I did email Richard Alderman the "peoples lawyer" he is the one who said about cannot change the natural flow of waterJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No I did know how to go about fixing this problemJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes about the Homeowners Associtaion, 13 years i have lived here they again have not envorce any of their laws do i still have to pay my maintenance dues over half the people wh live out here have not paid theirs either

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We are landlord --live in Or. Property is wife's previous

We are landlord --live in Or. Property is wife's previous residence in California.Have MgtCo doing all: inspections / vetting / evictions etc.Renovated then rented. Tenants [T] were good – on-time etc. ThenNovember started missing rents. Decided to start eviction processFor non-paymentIn December, Tenant's dog got out and bit neighbor [N}. Found later that policeand animal control were involved. Called MgtCo about incident. My son who livesnearby said another neighbor said house now appeared to be vacant. I notified MgtCo,they inspected Monday. MgtCo sent me info about the now Vacant home before sheriffand lockout at property. T. had trashed the home (many pictures) and appearedto have skipped. MgtCo now sent me info of the N who was bit --talked with her – sheseemed nice – told me of incident and wanted my home owner info. Still being niceI said that the T should be responsible since we had no control and the property hadno defects.Do I give N my Ins. Info? – I do not want to fill a claim on my policy;But still want to help N. I do not want to be the target of bigger bucks.Do I start a claim with Ins co?Any renter's policy that the T had would likely be null as theEviction process. Neighbor said her husband talked to T just afterwards. Drv-Licenseand address may not have been correct. She said T. may have gone to AZ.I want to go after this T. also for unpaid rent and vandalism not covered by SecurityEven with a Private Invest. Advise on a game plan strategy? Will I need a lawyer?Would like to do much prelim stuff first.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Rental home in Placentia Calif.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: eviction withMgtCo -- Otherwise nothingelse. They are pricing damage.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am good

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One question regarding gaining a right of way or easement to

One question regarding gaining a right of way or easement to my land-locked property from two inline properties. If I gain a recorded easement/right of way from my neighbor, who has a current recorded easement from his neighbor...is that all I need? Do I need to obtain a recorded easement from the neighbor's neighbor?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: californiaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: I currently own a residence with a recorded easement from my neighbor. I am looking to purchase my neighbors lot and record an easement from me to that property. My question is whether the property that I want to purchase need a recorded easement from my neighbor?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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My tenants moved into my house with brand new carpet. They

My tenants moved into my house with brand new carpet. They had a dog. I knew there was a risk to this. I generally rent to pet owners as they tend to take good care of the place. I had the carpet cleaned at my expense after 8 months. They just moved out and although there was a dog-y smell, it was clean so I refunded their deposit. I felt confident that the carpet cleaner would be able to get rid of the smell. 9 days later, the smell is still here and I might need to replace the carpet as it's the dog equivalent of sitting in an ash tray. I know this is unorthodox, but is there any legal reason why I cannot ask for a contribution from them? I know they may not give it but if I don't ask, I'll never know. thanks

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Want to put a lien on a neighbors house for none payment and

want to put a lien on a neighbors house for none payment and harrasmentJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: arizonaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: no however he is going out of his way to make the sale of our house fall throughJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: he has harrased us for 7 years and made our lives a living hell

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A healthy tree on my property is uprooted in a prolonged and

A healthy tree on my property is uprooted in a prolonged and heavy wind and rain storm and falls on my property but across a easement ingress/exgres road also on my property. Who is responsible for clean up. The easement holders or the property owner. We all use the road as do two other property owners that the road was not initially intended for but find it more convenient than their original access

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My niece is deployed. My husband is her POA for her condo.

My niece is deployed. My husband is her POA for her condo. The downstairs neighbor is causing a lot of problems and is trying to get us banned from the property because we enter the condo late at night. Is there anything that can prevent this?JA: Can you tell me what state this is in? And just to clarify, what paperwork has been filed?Customer: California and my neice received a letter from the property manager stating that her "unregistered guests" would not be allowed to stay there without her incurring a fine. She did let them know when she deployed that we would stay there from time to time to keep watch over the condo.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: What do you mean filed?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I have a corner lot with a home and a large backyard in a

I have a corner lot with a home and a large backyard in a subdivision. I installed a fence that encompasses a large portion of my property; however, I did leave about 30 yards X 70 yards of land without any fencing. The unfenced area has a storage building that I have to use quite often. The only access to that part of my property would be driving on to my neighbor's property. My neighbor hasn't said anything to me yet, but I am getting long stares and looks. Do I have a defense in using his property as my own. Thanks, KevenJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: NoneJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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