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My Dad let a woman move into s house in Murrell's Inlet in

My Dad let a woman move into his house in Murrell's Inlet in SC. He has to go to a rehab program for at least 30 days. How can we get her out of his house? She is part of the problem related to his need for rehab from near death from alcohol.

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My girlfriend an I just finished purchasing a house from her

My girlfriend an I just finished purchasing a house from her mother. Her brother was also living in the house, and still is after the sale. I want to serve him the correct papers to cover ourselves in case we need to follow the legal process to evict him, but I am not certain what we need to start with. There has never been a written lease that was signed, but he paid rent and utilities to his mother before the sale.

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This is a case under California law. Can a landlord impose a

This is a case under California law. Can a landlord impose a "tenant at will" designation upon someone who is occupying a commercial rental property (he was there before the landlord bought the property from the owner but there is no extant tenancy agreement) for the purpose of creating a tenancy that suffices to bring an action for eviction under the unlawful detainer statutes (CCP 789, 1161). CCP 1166 and case law require that there be a landlord-tenant relationship to bring the eviction under the unlawful detainer statute.That is, can a property owner elect to implicitly consent (as a matter of law) to someone who is occupying the property to be a tenant? Can a tenant who, knowing that the property is a commercial property, by their remaining on the property which they know is not theirs implicitly consent (as a matter of law) to being a tenant? Is this a form of tenancy at will?A reference to case or statutory authority would be needed in the answer.

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My sister and I inherited a personal residence in Ohio from

My sister and I inherited a personal residence in Ohio from our Father. Our Aunt (Age 80) signed an informal contract 1986 which allowed her to live there until she chooses to leave or dies. Her Adult son has lived with her off and on all these years. The agreement was for her to pay a rental amount to cover taxes and insurance. She has a stroke a few years ago, he has taken advantage of the situation for many years and is now writing her checks for the rent, which bounced in Feb. 2016, we wish to sell this home at the end of this year and are having a difficult time with making him understand that this must happen. Our families have our own bills to deal with and it is time. Our Aunt is not aware of all that has happened, disrepair, etc., Should we proceed with contacting a Layer or real estate agent. Her Son can be very difficult as he is convinced he should just get this home. We have sent a certified letter to alert them they have 6 months to get out. It has been a week and I believe he will not even sign for the letter. Thanks for advice

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Regarding a property. the property was prchased in 1988 by

regarding a property. the property was prchased in 1988 by my parents. the deed was a tenancy agreement with my parents having 1/2 interest and my brother and his wife having 1/2 interest. my brother divorced his wife in 1991. in 1995 order releasing consensual lien and awarding real estate was handled through the district court of wy.co.kansas civil court department. my brothers ex-wife signed over her part of my brothers 1/2 and my brother was awarded the marital home. the property then became 1/2 my parents and 1/2 my brothers. also in 1995 after the divorce my brother went and did a quit claim deed over to my parents without using the word tenancy. my mom passed away on april 15, 2016. according to the wills what was hers was his and his was hers. now it is my dad on 1/2 the property and my brother on 1/2. my dad now wants to

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I live in Veterans transitional housing. We have

I live in Veterans transitional housing. We have approximately 40 veterans residing here. We learned approximately 3 months ago that a landlord tenant relationship existed. No veterans are informed of this upon intake. We asked to be provided with our rights and responsibilities. We have not received anything. There have been numerous veterans evicted with three notices without ever knowing the relationship existed. What are our options.

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My wife and I have been in this home and under a verbal

my wife and I have been in this home for 9yrs and under a verbal rent to own for 500 a month plus 50 to be in escrow to pay taxes on it for a year then all rent pd to be deducted off principal of 56000.00 at simple 10 percent interest on contract after first year.after a year the owner gave me a contract but did not have terms we had discussed .I told her I could not sign that contract and she said she could change contract it was not set in stone but she did not . so I thought I was renting to own but now 9 yrs later in march of 2016 she sends a letter from her attorney stating she want to sell the property and we have first offer and to sign contract but there was no contract enclosed . or move by May 1et 2016. we contacted her and let her know we have not seen a contract and we have not heard from her or her attorney until to day a police officer just delivered a notice of eviction to vacate not more than 30 days from today. My wife and I are both diabled and on fixed income and were waiting to see what terms she was in the contract for home we have paid 49050.00 for . do we have any options under any laws to do anything or did we get fleeced?JA: OK. The Real Estate Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: no ,we live in indianaJA: Is there anything else important you think the Real Estate Lawyer should know?Customer: I have her and I conversation recorded disscussin rent to own and her not changing contract on rent to own after first year and not producing it but taking our money every month like as if we were buying.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Real Estate Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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We live in Covington, in Washington State. We have a 19 year

We live in Covington, in Washington State. We have a 19 year old son who does not pay rent. He has been physically abusive and verbally abusive. He has broken down doors, clogged toilets and left them clogged for someone else to unclog. He makes food and leaves all the dirty dishes. He will not clean up after himself. We have written a contract regarding him helping around the house and being fined for being verbally abusive. He is refusing to sign the contract because he wants to omit things like being fined for verbal abuse etc. We have told him for a year, in front of other family members that he needs to move out. We have kicked him out before for as long as a month. We told him via text on April 8th to get out of the house. He is refusing to leave stating that he needs to be given a formal 28 day notice. We want to change the locks and kick him out tonight. Can we do this? He is saying that it is illegal.

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I am buying a condo with my son, who is a professor at

Hi,I am buying a condo with my son, who is a professor at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI. I live in maryland and plan to retire in two or three years from the public school system. I am putting 15% down payment on the condo and paying the closing costs. It's a total of $36,000. My son will take out a mortgage in his name only. Both our names will be on the deed. My son will live in the house in Providence until I retire. At that time I will decide if I want to live in the condo and buy him out, or if I want to buy elsewhere and he buys me out, or if neither of us want to live in Providence at that time we jointly decide to sell the property.I want get a legal contract between us? Is this a good idea? We are getting ready to set a closing date and I suddenly have cold feet. I'm concerned there is a scenario I'm missing that will leave me without an option to get my investment back when I retire if I decide not to live in Providence.Please advise.Cindi

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