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We got a letter from a lawyer claiming that a women was bit

we got a letter from a lawyer claiming that a women was bit by a dog while walking by our rental property. we spoke to our tenants that own the dog and they said that they walked past her on a street behind our house and she was never touched by the dog that was on a leash at the time, they were returning from a walk. there have been no previous issues with the tenants or the dog and they have been good renters for the past 18 months. there is no police report, but the city came to check on the health of the dog 2 weeks later. Are we liable?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: PAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: with the police? no. the women must have called the city at some point.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: the tenant said that no one else was on the street at the time so they have no witnesses

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Loren

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Is our condo assoc required by the ada( Jan 31, 2013) to

Is our condo assoc required by the ada( Jan 31, 2013) to have a pool lift for our pool and a separate hot tub?All lots are owned by individuals, rusts, corps or llcs. The pool is not open to the public, but lots are rented by individual owners and by the condo realtor. During season 25% to 30% of the lots may be occupied by renters.M G Brner ***@******.***

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Dwayne B.

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My brother and I inherited my dad's house after he passed

My brother and I inherited my dad's house after he passed away in 2012. My brother just got out of a nasty divorce and has taken up residency in the house. Because he was going through such an emotional time, I had no problem with him living there. However, he does not feel he should pay any rent for "his" home so I said I would receive payment from the other rented apartment (it's a 2 family house). Let me add that he renovated the apartment using funds mostly from the house expense account. Since I am collecting rent from the tenant, there is no money being put into the house account. We are going to renovate the basement to cover the expenses. My brother is only paying for his utilities - insurance, taxes, water and heating are coming out of the house account which is dwindling. He and I are at an impasse and we get into an argument when it is discussed. What should I do?JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New YorkJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: A will and the house in now in our namesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, my brother got remarried and his new wife is living in the house as well

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Gerald, Esq

Juris Doctor

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We rent out farm land and have a signed contract by each

We rent out farm land and have a signed contract by each party.In the contract it list that the renter puts all fertilizer down as needed. we are in the 2nd yr. of a 3 yr. contract .he now says it needs lime put down and refuses to do this and says we need to pay for it. and he will pull out of farming it before he pays it have this done. we offered to give a $1500.00 credit towards the lime and he still refuses to do it .Do we have case against him?

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ScottyMacEsq

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I rent now mo to mo, and have 2 dogs. My landlord served

I rent now mo to mo, and have 2 dogs. My landlord served written notice of 31 days for my lease to end Aug 30. I can't find a new rental, despite daily efforts. I have on that will be available Oct 31, so I would need two more months. I have paid for August. How do I communicate the need for more time, and can he refuse. If he does and I stay what er the consequences? Is here any way to word the notice to him for my protection?Thank you

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NYFamilyAttorney

Licensed Attorney for 36 years

JD

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Does a Board of Directors have to give written notice of a

Does a Board of Directors have to give written notice of a member being placed on probation or is a verbal notice sufficient?Is an indefinite probation legal?

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Asad Rahman

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J.D.

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If trees are cut down without the landowners consent or even

If trees are cut down without the landowners consent or even knowledge, but the contractor claims he had verbal consent from the renter, what, if any legal action can be done?

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Marsha411JD

Doctoral Degree

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My son is a graduate of New England Institute of Art. A

My son is a graduate of New England Institute of Art. A school now know for it's predatory enrollment practices having to forgive many student loans in certain instances. How ever my son stuck it out and got a degree in Photography in January 2016. He was able while a student and as an alumni to take out photography equipment from Student Ops for personal photography assignments and jobs.In May he worked a wedding and had several pieces of equipment that he had borrowed previously from the school as well some he borrowed for the wedding, a few days prior in his procession. To make a long story short, After a long day traveling and working the wedding he left all the equipment locked in his trunk over night at his apartment complex planning to return the equipment in the morning. The equipment was stolen from his car overnight. The apartment complex has had several car break-ins and motorcycles stolen over the past year, but my son didn't think it would happen to him as he had a covered spot that he rented. He filed a police report, albeit a few weeks later, and notified his renter's insurance company but at this point we do not know if they will cover any of the loss. Now The New England Institute of Art wants my son to repay them $22,000 within 30 days! We have reevaluated the prices the school says it would take to replace the equipment and come up with anywhere between $6,000- $8,000 less than they came up with to replace the equipment. All of the schools figures were for brand new equipment and the equipment my son took out was all used by many students for many years. He has no job presently and has only been working sporadically for 7 1/2 months. He is trying to pay back student loans and essentially doesn't have a dime saved.My question is: What can they do to him? How do you get blood from a stone? Also I would like to know if I as a parent who took out Federal Parent Plus loans to pay for his education, can be held liable as well?

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Gerald, Esq

Juris Doctor

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A tenant who paid me rent for August1, 2016 decided she does

A tenant who paid me rent for August1, 2016 decided she does not want to move I now. I already secured the place for her and now she wNts her money back immediately cause she changed her mind. The other problem is on 8-4-2016 decides to copy my profile picture and put on her Facebook page my picture and not to rent to this lady she is Horrible I kept her money etc. Do I have her the rent back if I don't rent it out for August? Do I have a case for slander and deflamation of character.

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