Questions tagged [common-property]

Things held jointly by "tenants-in-common." May also refer to community-property.

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Responsibilites of common areas when in breach of title-deeds after sale

The situation: I have bought a flat on the top floor of an apartment block. This flat contains the sole access to a roof space. The previous owner has left a large volume of junk in this space. The ...
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Claim Total Ownership of our Property

In 2012, my husband and the father of our four children deserted us and left Canada to his home town in JORDAN-AMMAN. Since then he never supported us financially in any way or shape. He married ...
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Buying a house in a partnership [closed]

I am buying a house with a colleague in California. I am paying 80% and he is paying 20%. He is going to live in the house, and pay rent for my 80% stakes in the house. Is it at all legal? Can I ...
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Can a Chrismas gift be taken back several years later?

My now ex-girlfriend who does not live with me, yet who has stayed here for several weeks at a time as she resides in another state, gave me a TV for Christmas and, now that the relationship has ended,...
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Establishing Ownership of a Sink Drain In Wall - Condo in California

I wanted some help on one particular part of a "case" I'm putting together to present to my HOA. Long story short, I had a leak in my wall from a drain line from my kitchen sink. It damaged the unit ...
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Divorce: Private properties and assets

I know nothing about law (or economics) and have recently tried to understand (personal curiosity, not a homework) the basic laws concerning the separation of goods in case of divorce. Scenario ...
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Something Less than an Injunction

Injunctions (judicial orders that prevent a party from beginning or continuing an action that infringes on the rights of another) in the U.S. are typically either permanent or preliminary--the ...