A lawsuit can be filed for almost anything, under any set of circumstances. Learn more here about what kind of lawsuits are out there, when you should file, if its worth it and when legal action is necessary.
Is it legal for a rental property owner to rent a property that may be subject to foreclosure? A tenant should be given notice that the rental property is the potential subject of a foreclosure lawsuit. The landlord should also be using the income from the rental property to pay his mortgage lender and keep the property from becoming subject to a foreclosure lawsuit.
A couple buys a home with a poor kitchen renovation. They want to know if they can hold the seller accountable for the kitchen renovation. They regret buying their home with the bad kitchen renovation.
When you get divorced you may have to sell your home. Depending on how the home was owned each spouse should receive a fair share of the home sale profits. If during the sale, your former spouse forges your signature on the home sale documents, it may be considered fraud. It's critical that you meet with a divorce attorney to understand your rights and ensure that you get the money that's due to you and the money from the home sale is handled correctly for taxes.
When government determines property ownership, it may miss land that's not listed on tax rolls. When that happens, the property's ownership may remain unclear. In this case, land owned by an estate was left out of a trust. The estate's trustee now wants to put the land back in the trust. How can the land be returned to the estate?
Seller's property disclosure statement is supposed to list all known problems. If you buy a home and discover problems that weren't mentioned in the seller disclosure you may decide to sue the seller. Seller disclosure cases are tough to win because you have to have proof that the seller knew of the problem in order to win the lawsuit.
Noisy neighbors are causing problems for a condominium reader. Suing neighbors is one way to deal with a noisy neighbor but you may be able to come to an agreement with the condo association board for noise regulations.
A homeowner has lived in a house for 12 years, only to discover that her septic lines run into her neighbor's property. This home owner probably has no recourse against the people she bought the home from, because the statue of limitations has probably run out. But the homeowner should talk to a real estate attorney. Since she bought the property with the usage, she may be able to continue using the septic field.
A homeowner bought a home that has a serious mold problem. He is wondering if he can sue the seller even though he purchased the home four years ago. He has to prove that the sellers knew, or should have known about this problem. That's the standard for most seller disclosure laws around the country. However, depending on the state, the time to sue may have run out, since it's four years later.