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I live in Austin, TX and our neighborhood is wanting to take

Hello - I live in Austin, TX and our neighborhood is wanting to take our street private and install a gate. Out of 40 residences - 2-4 are opposed. Can they still put up a gate and charge is for the cost? Thank you.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I don't think so.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No that is all.

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Florida HOA. My covenants say the board in my HOA (Ch 720)

Florida HOA. My covenants say the board in my HOA (Ch 720) can delegate approval of rental applications to an Ad hoc committee of two board members, two owners, and the manager. My new property manager is having a fit over actually having a committee meeting. She insists we do not need to have a committee meeting. She is also upset that having a meeting exposes sensitive personal information. The board lawyer has already insisted that the architectural committee must meet as a committee because site plan review deals with owner property rights. I say the rental committee must meet as a committee. Do we have to meet behind closed doors to try to protect this personal information? Isn't the committee bound to some kind of confidentiality, or do we need to sign non disclosure agreements? There is no procedure in the covenants except delegating to an ad hoc committee. How does the board review personal rental information without the risk of disclosure?

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We have a designated right of way of 30 feet from the

We have a designated right of way of 30 feet from the highway to our home. Our neighbor has built buildings and fences that have infringed on this right of way where at some places it is only 15 feet wide. We are in Montana and this was a designated right of way on our survey when the land was divided in 1979. We have a copy of the survey with the designated right of way.

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I live in Connecticut. My neighbor just built their house.

I live in Connecticut. My neighbor just built their house. They have installed a mailbox on my property at the edge of the road. This is at the back of my property in a location where my woods meets the road. While I don't currently use this piece of land for a driveway, I could in the future and am worried about them having the mailbox there and refusing to move it (which they are doing now). What do you suggest?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ConnecticutJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I have an ongoing suit with the builder of this property right now because in clearing this lot they cleared a wooded portion of my property as well.

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In, can a condo association turn common element into limited

In Virginia, can a condo association turn common element into limited common element without the approval of all owners in the association. The common element was established by the plats when the association was created.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: VirginiaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: The association attorney is writing an amendment to the original declaration and classifying the building (we have 5) structures, including the roofs, gutters, etc as limited common element.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I have a right of way to the lake. Can a dock be put it the

I have a right of way to the lake. Can a dock be put it the water?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: New York State. Otsego LakeJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I have a deed with a right of way to the lake.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Do I need the owners permission to put a dock in. The land/right of way is owned by him but not the water

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Our private property rights are rapidly being taken away.

Our private property rights are rapidly being taken away. All of our Constitutional Amendments of life liberty and property have been taken from us. I've been fighting my HOA for two years because they don't like my driveway and they threatened to do an injunction and then throw me in jail when I disobey them in not destroying my property. We are living in a tyrannical dictatorship right here in Texas. I need a number of TX case laws that will defend me and my driveway from being destroyed by the abuse of power of an HOA.I am a Texas homeowner who has been terrorized by my HOA for two years because they do not like the way I fixed my driveway. I have improved the look and the safety of the driveway making it look like Stone. The value of my home has increased by $22,500 . The HOA in my area of Houston is trying to fine me $20,000 for atty fees, and they want me to remove the entire resurfacing that I had completed. Threatening injunctions against me and Court battles, they have taken away all of my property rights as an American born citizen that the Constitution of the United States has granted me. I do not feel that I am living in America anymore. I feel like I am living in a tyrannical Society run by gangsters where I the citizen have no more rights to do with my property as I feel is appropriate. My money resources are drying up rapidly. I cannot seem to find any attorney that's worth anything to help me battle against the tyranny of my HOA, so I am by myself. I love my home I love my driveway, and my neighbors love my driveway. There is nothing wrong with my driveway. Yet it seems that the law is being exercised against me, the homeowner, who did not know to ask permission first, and for the enforcement of the HOA rules. My quoting the amendments to the Constitution of the United States seems to have no effect in making them back off and letting me be. ‫ could you help in bringing our property rights back to us the American people, the way the Constitution of the United States intended? When the people are afraid of the government it is tyranny. When the government is afraid of the people it is Liberty. We need help and we need it now. There is very little time. our private property rights need to be restored to us now.Lawrence KepecsJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TXJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: We've been doing a mediationJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I need case law and other ways to defend my home from destruction, and fines by this Tyrrany all HOA.

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Neighbors built a fence 5 inches from their property line.

Neighbors built a fence 5 inches from their property line. Will I be responsible for mowing the grass? I live in Dallas, County, Texas,JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No.

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My Mother passed away without a Will. Years ago she

My Mother passed away without a Will. Years ago she quitclaim property to herself and me. Am I now the sole owner of the property?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Florida. She was Grantor then made herself an me Grantees.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: 1993 notarized and filed with filed with County CourtJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, thank you. Just if I own outright.

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