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I am a little concern about my uncle property

Lawyer's Assistant: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.

Kentucky

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

The police found drugs in his house and He is not here to pay his mortgage but I am fear to appear in his house and them been arrested.... I am a decent working guy

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I want to know if he can lose his property or if I can be paying the mortgage without problems

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Thanks to you
Lawyer: Nisha Jones,
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I'm sorry to hear about your situation.

Do you live at this home as well? Are you under a written lease?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
No I live in a condominium with my wife... but I want to take care of that because he is the only family that he has here... we are from Cuba.... permanent resident
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I have sorry
Lawyer: Nisha Jones,
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Thanks for the additional information. Just to clarify then, your concern is whether you can take over the mortgage payments for him while he's incarcerated so that he doesn't lose his home?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
He is not incarcerated he ran away, but yes that is my question
Lawyer: Nisha Jones,
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Okay thanks, ***** ***** just a few minutes to finish typing up some information for you, thanks!

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Lawyer: Nisha Jones,
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Based on the information you've shared, there shouldn't be any problems with you taking over mortgage payments.

You won't be able to have the mortgage transferred to your name, but you can make the payments on his behalf so that he does not default and forcelose on his home.

Mortgage payments are not required to be received from the home owner directly, there's nothing in the law that prevents you from making payments on his behalf.

I hope that helps!

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