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I went halfway across the country to help a friend of over 30 years out. We had verbally decided to buy land in Maine. All told I've invested 35k in this land plus, and she never put my name on the deed. I have all the records from my bank. What can I do, if anything?

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Not that I know of? Just know this woman won't take responsibility for any of her actions.

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