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I had a question a property ownership, California, no, Just

I had a question a property ownershipJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just wanted to know my rights to a property i pay for but im not on title.

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Barrister

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Interectual property and employee's right in academia,

Interectual property and employee's right in academiaJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: IndianaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no, my friend was suspected to "steal" data in the lab because she got fight against his boss, and she did not show her data to her boss. then the next day, university lawyer came to her and took her computer.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I want to help my friend

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Asad Rahman

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I have a timeshare with maintenance fees more than $900

I have a timeshare with maintenance fees more than $900 yearly. I'm 71 years old, retired and on fixed income. I have arthritis and can no longer easily or comfortably travel. Two days ago I received a letter from someone identifying themselves as Owner Advisory from Scottsdale, AZ saying I can cancel my timeshare ownership if I contact them by Sept 27th. My timeshare has been paid except for maintenance fees but it is no longer of use to me. Can this offer be legitimate? I don't want to lose the timeshare and still have to pay the fees. Thank you, ***** ********@******.***JA: Have you thoroughly reviewed the contract?Customer: I haven't seen the contract in decades. I've moved three times since it was paid.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I'm pretty sure it was filed, probably in the 80sJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't know

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LegalKnowledge

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I purchased a vehicle in the middle east. What is typically

I purchased a vehicle in the middle east.What is typically needed to ship it back the United states?

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I am a small business owner in Missouri. My [business

I am a small business owner in Missouri. My [business partner] cashed several "owners disbursement checks" as part of monthly dividend payouts. She had never signed the contract presented, clearly stating/outlining ownership of the business. My question is, by cashing these [clearly labled in the memo] "Owner Disbursement Checks" does that imply/constitute acceptance of the partnership agreement? This business partner is a physician. The business is a primary care clinic.

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CalAttorney2

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My father passed away on December 7th, 2015. My wife and

My father passed away on December 7th, 2015. My wife and father were both owners of a house in Reno, Nevada. My wife and I moved out of the home about 4 months before he died because my wife got a better job in Idaho. At that time, we asked my father to get it refinanced/remortgaged and taken out of her name, which he agreed to. My father passed away on DECEMBER 7th, 2015. At that time, he didn't have the house remortgaged. When my father passed away, the will indicated that he wanted his portion (50%) to go to his wife at the time. (She wasn't my mother). His wife asked us, that since we moved out could she get a new mortgage and get 100% ownership of the house. We agreed She has made all payments since his death. We are happy to give her the house, however our 1 stipulation was that my wife must be removed from the contract so that my wife is no longer legally and financially responsible. Her attorney sent us paperwork stating that we must release ownership of the house, before she could get a new mortgage and asked her to sign the deed over. We are concerned that if we sign it over to her and for whatever reason his wife is unable to be refinanced that we will be on the hook financially for the house. My question is should we sign it over to her before she gets a mortgage? What should we do. Thank you

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Attorney2

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I bought a semi truck from a trucking company and me and my

I bought a semi truck from a trucking company and me and my dad had a falling out and I left the so called family owned business well when I did he called the people I bought the truck from and had them file for a lost title and sent it to him and then he sold the truck for less than what I had spent getting it road ready and he has also went and filed for lost title for all the ones in my name. How do I legally do this? I also have trucks and trailers and tools equipment that he has locked up in his warehouse changed all the locks and hires a security guard what can I do about this? And I have two more truck that I put in his name because of insurance reasons I couldn't get it at 18yr old so I put them in his name is ***** ***** I can do?

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Dwayne B.

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With our youngest daughters encouragement, who wanted to

With our youngest daughters encouragement, who wanted to live with us and share the house payment 3 ways, we bought a home that needed updating 1yr & 8 months ago. She encouraged the purchase saying she would borrow 15,000 and make the 500.00 payment until the loan was paid off and that would be her one third of the rent. The rent was 1,000, that was our 2/3rd. She hired the contractors and and also done a lot of the manual labor such as painting. We usually each paid 1/3 each of the contractors wages. The 15,000 paid for the appliances, tile, cabinets, etc.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Arizona. I wasn't finished with my question. She has become very angry with us and for the the last year the negativity is causing sadness and depression in us. Not a good way to live. We finally wrote her a letter and told her that we would pay off the last $5000 of the loan if she would please move for our health and hers. She also is having health issues which I thing has to do with her anger. She came back and said she also wants us to pay her 20,000 for money she has spent over and above the loan and also her work she has done plus the 5,000. There was nothing put on paper. The agreement was that after the loan was paid of we would split the loan payment 3 ways. We would also put her name of the title, and the home would be hers after we died. When she got so angry with us she said she did not want to buy this house with us when the loan was paid off she would move. Again none of these conversations were ever documented. Now she has come back with her conditions to move. It is that we pay her the 5000 to move out and pay her another 20,000 for her work and other expenses the was not included in the 15,000 loan such as trips to Lowes. Also not recorded. What are her rights and our responsibility to her? I will be back in about a half hour to finish this. I just got company. Thanks, ArleneJA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box.Customer: I left before I minimized, sorry!! I am back at my computer now.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: We haven't done anything but ask her to leave. We were hoping we would not have to do anything else. Now that she has told us we are going to have to pay dearly for her to leave. We wonder if we do have any responsibility to her because she was living with us for two years and these arrangements were her decision.JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box.Customer: Are you still there?JA: No. I'm the Lawyer's Assistant.Customer: How long will it be before we can have a conversation?JA: I'm trying to find the right Lawyer for you right now. As soon as they are ready, I will let you know.Customer: Thanks, ***** ***** your effort on my behalf.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am just wondering what my rights are and what her rights are?

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Ely

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Wanted to know if there's a squatters law or rule for the

wanted to know if there's a squatters law or rule for the state of Maryland been living in the same house for 50 years rent-free paying the taxes upkeep and everythingJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MarylandJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes the property was willed to my mother for Lifetime rights only by my grandmother 20 years ago but my mother has lived in the same house for over 50 years rent-free and she wanted to know if she could claim dominion over the property because of paying taxes for over fifty years on the house and upkeep of the property my grandmother has since died 20 years ago

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