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My sewer line runs under neighbor's back yard and it needs

My sewer line runs under neighbor's back yard and it needs repair. Neighbor seems open to me digging in their yard and repairing damaged pipe. Can you tell me where I may find a sample "permission to dig" letter please.

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I have a landlocked property - if I buy the adjacent

I have a landlocked property - if I buy the adjacent property that has an easement can I legally cross that property to the other. The easement is appurtenant and written up for the one piece if property.

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Barrister

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I bought a property and after escrow closed an occupant said

I bought a property and after escrow closed an occupant said he was 1/5 owner and he never signed a Grant Deed to his siblings. The notary lost his book. The signature on the grant deed does not come close to the signature on his drivers license or other documents. Is there any way to verify if the signature was from him or not?The property has one home and 2 adjacent lots. Would the court allow this person with the alleged forgery keep one of the APN's?In the case of a partisan what happens to the proceeds from the original purchase of the property? Do the sellers keep that money and they get paid again or would the title insurance get the 4/5ths amount of the money they paid and I would get the property?

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Attyadvisor

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I have been deeded heir property that has not been probated

I have been deeded heir property that has not been probated yet. Can one of my relatives put a trailer on the property?JA: Where is the property located?Customer: MSJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: None. But there was an old house there they have burned down to make room for their trailer.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: It is heir property. With 8 children. My grandmother deeded her share/interest to my daughter.

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Barrister

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I am a joint tenant with rights of survivorship on a condo

I am a joint tenant with rights of survivorship on a condo with one other individual. The mortgage is in the other owner's name. I was forced out of the property three years ago. The other owner wants me to sign a quitclaim. I do not want to give up ownership. What rights do I have?

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David L

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My ex and I have a home that's going into forclosure I am on

My ex and I have a home that's going into forclosure I am on the mortgage and deed but I did not sign nor am I on the note will I be financially responsible for anything?

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Ray

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I live in a part of Florida were the famous land scams

I live in a part of Florida were the famous land scams ("Your Dream Retirement Paradise!!") of the 1960's and 70's occurred. All this land was subdivided and subsequently sold, but not a single thing was ever built. Today, it is a 19,000 acre patchwork of State owned lands and private lands.The State acquires the land for the purpose of conservation. Private parties buy the land for (very poor) investments and access to the natural areas for hunting and recreation. There are still a surprising number of people who own the land the paid far too much for in the 1960's.All the lands are accessible via platted right of ways. Very few of those right of ways have been opened, thus, the various landowners have no legal access to their properties according the the small municipality that controls the right of ways.Every deed references language on the original 1911 plat the the right of ways are created through a granting of easement to the County. That easement apparently went to the town when they incorporated a few years backHERE'S THE QUESTION:Can the local town the the lands are mostly within (it's very rural) prohibit or otherwise restrict property owners from accessing their lands for the purpose of recreation and hunting?Some of these lands are far from the main road. Walking to them is not practical. The real question is whether a path can be made on the right of way (it's a wooded area) for owner access. Not to build a house, but just to drive a truck or atv back to the property?

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Ely

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I am in the end stages of a foreclosure proceeding in NY

I am in the end stages of a foreclosure proceeding in NY state. The bank has made a motion for a summary judgment. Would a quiet title help at all?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And has any paperwork been filed?Customer: This is in NY state. The bank has filed a motion for summary judgment with the court.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Yes and he has answered the motion but did not use a quiet title action.JA: What advice did they give you?Customer: No advice except that the way he answered the motion he is hoping for at least a dismissal with prejudice. This way the bank would have to start all over again.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Yes getting back to my original question, would a quiet title action help in this matter?

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TJ, Esq.

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I have a home that appraised at nearly 400,000 several years

I have a home that appraised at nearly 400,000 several years ago. It was going to be my nest egg. My 1+ acres is in the Poconos where 3 huge water parks have been developed within 10 miles of my home and a 4th has been proposed. Since then the pond and stream directly in front of my home in plain view from the road is completely dry. Is there anything I can do about the depreciating value of my home due to these parks draining our water supply?

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