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I feel that the Home Owners Association Board is committing

I feel that the Home Owners Association Board is committing fraud by charging the owners a common area expense for water and sewage. Each Unit Owner is supposed to pay for his own utilities, including water and sewage. The expense is over 30% of the common area budget. What is the topic called that I use to file with the 3rd District Court In Summit County, Utah?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: Utah.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not by me. I asked the HOA Board for the past two yearly meetings to stop charging the water and sewage as a common expense and they said they would look into it next year.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, at one time we had a swimming pool, it's closed down, and a hot tub, it is also closed down. We have spent over $150,000 to reduce the landscaping irrigation water. We have a laundry Room, Plated, but it has had the machines remove from it and it is locked.

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I lease a commercial retail space from a large residential

I lease a commercial retail space from a large residential building. I have been having problems with sewage backflow for the past 5 years. The sewage is from all the apartments above my Beer and Wine store and unfortunately the main drain passes thru my retail space in the storage room (floor drain). Sometimes it happens on a daily basis and sometimes months pass with no backflow, but it has always been contained in the storage room. Now the backflow is so large that sewage is flowing into the customer area (Not a pretty sight when customers point out feces on the floor). Anyway, with so much sewage backflow over the past 5 years the concrete floor in the storage room has settled about 6 inches. I speculate that this is not safe, but it's functional. So, my question is what are my options as far as suing the landlord to recoup my investment in the store. (I keep losing customer because of the sewage and mentally I'm so stressed that I can no longer sleep)

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Our local city is planning to perform maintenance to the

Our local city is planning to perform maintenance to the sewage infrastructure. That effort requires me (the property owner) to grant the city a temporary easement. The easement will bisect our back yard. Effectively, our backyard will become a construction site for the project duration. Am I obligated to grant the city a temporary easement and if I do, am I entitled to some form of compensation? Thanks in advance for your answer! RobJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Florida. Pinellas County.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: A project plan has been issued by the city. I have not signed any documents at this point in time.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: ... not sure I can answer that question.

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What action can a new home buyer take if, within weeks after

What action can a new home buyer take if, within weeks after they purchase a home, they find a significant defect that was undisclosed by the seller? In this specific situation, the buyer found that the sewer line on the property running from the home to the city sewer main line was defective, causing constant sewage back ups into the home?

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In unincorporated Collin County Tx,a commercial building was

In unincorporated Collin County Tx,a commercial building was constructed 3 feet from the property line separating my residential lot from theirs. Is there a required setback distance and if so,can I collect damages? The makeshift drainage system is inadequate and is saturating my gravel drive and yard.JA: 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: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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The person who bought my father's house in Jan,2012 added

The person who bought my father's house in Jan,2012 added another house to the vacant lot and is asking us to pay for her sewage hookup, accually demanding is this legal. The house plus lot was sold as is, does she have any legal right's to enforce her request?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Pittsburgh, Pa Allegheny CountyJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Not to my KnowledgeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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California tenant's rights question: yesterday my bathtub

California tenant's rights question: yesterday my bathtub and toilet filled with sewer- I contacted my landlord immediately, he informed me I would have to pay since all the pipes and plumbing were new as of last year. I had a plumber come out- he informed me that there is no clean out where a clean out should be- and the direction of the pipes (angles etc) do not fall in line with code. After calling my landlord we found a crawl space covered by a piece of plywood under the dryer- and a clean out meant only for the washer dryer. The plumber couldn't help me more at this point without daylight. I still have a tub and toilet full of poo water - the plumber said there is no way I could have created this mess. What are my rights? I can use the toilet or take a shower going on two days. Luckily I can shower at the gym

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Second opinion] Can a landlord charge a single person the

Second opinion] Can a landlord charge a single person the same amount for water, sewage and trash as a 4 person household?

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Can a landlord charge a single person the same amount for

Can a landlord charge a single person the same amount for water, sewage and trash as a 4 person household?

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