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I sold my mobile home/land in Panama City, Florida, on

I sold my mobile home/land in Panama City, Florida, on contract a couple of years ago to Randy Harmon and Brenda Powers. Randy passed away last year. Brenda has not made the last 3 payments and did not pay 2015 or 2016 property taxes. She has found someone who wants to assume the contract. Randy had me remove the clause about rights of survivorship. He did not have a formal estate. He has 3 adult children who I have no idea how to contact. She is in the process of moving out and says she will pay 2016 taxes with her income tax refund check. She assured me 2015 was paid but when I texted her that a certificate had been sold, she said she'd call me right back and I have yet to hear from her. What can I do to cancel this contract so that I can just write up a pretty new one with the couple wanting the home? Do I need to find his three children as heirs of the estate? How can I make this as simple as possible?

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My son is living with his family in a home I bought. I spent

My son is living with his family in a home I bought. I spent over $550,000JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: The mortgage, loc, had his name on. I recently paid it off. Now he thinks he can buy it for $175,000 without a Purchase and sales agreement. After they moved in 2 years ago my daughter in law pulled my grandsons out of my life, and my son who had just spent 3 years living with me disappeared due the issues with his wife. We had a very lose agreement when everything was great. Can the get a loan without a purchase and sales agreement from me? We live in NH, and they are only 5 minutes away. He is an only child, and he and she think he's ENTITLED TO THIS NOW. I need to plan to live 10 more years. I did it for my grandsons. Please help. Its definitely not an arms lenght transaction Thank youJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: My son said in an email last night that they have a loan in process. Would or could a bank approve a loan without a P&S? And how court worthy is this tentative contract we signed a month before purchase yet it was never completed.?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you? What confuses you?Customer: The fear that my son could take this property away from me. Are there any elder laws that would protect me.? Thank you

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Our responses might have crossed each other in parallel. The

Our responses might have crossed each other in parallel. The lease is certainly an interesting option. However, before we were thinking of moving in we wanted to really do some amazing renovation work since its a gorgeous waterfront property. So i don't think the renovation might be possible on a lease. Thoughts on this? Thnx again.

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We live in MI. We have Riparian Rights to lake front

We live in MI. We have Riparian Rights to lake front property. We have granted an easement to the water to a back lot owner. For many years we have shared a dock. They have put dock in and out, and many years ago asked us to deep six our aging dock and they would replace. We have assumed that our waterfront taxes on that property have been our contribution to the shared dock. Our lake front cottage is now for sale. They want us to transfer dock privileges to them, or they say they will take us to court ... and win...or they will take the next owners to court and win. I don't think Adverse laws work because we have granted permission and have shared. But this has been the arangement over 15 years. They have been told by a lawyer they would win. Would they? Is there something besides Adverse Posession?

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My husband owns a waterfront property in Connecticut with a

my husband owns a waterfront property in Connecticut with a dock.his son has been renting the property and apparently had some sort of understanding (no contract maybe emails and texts and calls) that because the guy he was freinds with put gravel on the driveway, he would be able to dock his boat for a year or so free of charge or in exchange.The son is not the owner of the property.My husband is now selling the property and the boat owner refuses to remove the boat for 1 year.He says he is owed a year.My husband says he has no rights and would have to go through an eviction proceeding to remove the boast.I find it hard to believe.I also don't think he should just do nothing.What are his rights?

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Loren

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We own a small waterfront property in suburban Maryland,

Hello -We own a small waterfront property in suburban Maryland, purchased in '99. A neighbor of four years is now claiming that a portion of our lower deck atop the bulkhead built 35 years ago by the US Army Corp of Engineers crosses his property line, and is in fact his property. We inherited the remaining loan payments on the bulkhead when we purchased the home, and have fully paid it off. We have maintained the structure on our own. None of the prior two owners who have lived next door to us since we moved in ever mentioned the possibility that the deck was over the property line. This information has come up now, as a result of other disagreements between us and our neighbor. What is our recourse? Do we have a solid argument for arduous domain?

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In Tennessee, do private waterfront property lines extend to

In Tennessee, do private waterfront property lines extend to the water through TVA fee land (below the 690 contour) along the original line, or perpendicular to the waterfront? Need to determine placement of a dock.

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I have filed a complaint in York County Superior Court in

I have filed a complaint in York County Superior Court in Alfred, ME against a lawyer who represented me in what would have been a simple Chapter 11 case. I had an important commercial real estate property valued easily at $3 million and with little more investment would have been worth exponentially more. The only lien on the entire property was for $225,000. A fraudulent foreclosure action was filed and thus the reason I filed Chapter 11 protection. On the next business day after filing Chapter 11 protection my property was sent to auction after a 17 minute hearing held prior to normal court hearing hours and prior to any creditor being noticed of this kangaroo hearing. I was destroyed in 17 minutes...thanks to what my lawyer did (intentionally). Now my case pending before the Superior Court is pending with a motion for summary judgment because I can't find a lawyer willing to serve as an expert legal witness to testify in court that most of all that my lawyer did was intentionally designed to cause me to lose this commercial property. My time is running out. How best can I find...and afford...to locate an expert legal malpractice lawyer to testify that my attorney's actions were not only wrong but never provided me the due care I deserved as his client?

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Seller sold three acres with a run-down home, "as is", a few

Seller sold three acres with a run-down home, "as is", a few years ago for about two million, in an incorporated subdivision which closely monitors what can be done/not done.Buyer wanted to drastically enlarge the existing home (built 1960) or raze-&-rebuild, but Corporation denied his plans, and he also was denied by County because of severe new 'setbacks' (from slopes and waterfront) put into effect since 1960, leaving no room for expansion except present on-the-ground 'footprint' of the home. Buyer finds restrictions unacceptable and has not moved in and property has had practically no use whatever, so house is overgrown and more run-down than ever.Question(s) : Can Seller possibly find a way to 'take back' the property from Buyer with no harmful tax consequences to himself , and/or offer any tax benefits to Buyer through either some form of simple Quit-claim deed or buying-back at some drastically-reduced price from the original sale price ?

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