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Starting from the premise that you and your mother co-own the house, you each have an equal interest in the house, so you would both separately report the sale on your taxes, reporting half of the profits. Your share would not be subject to the sale of home capital gains exclusion but since you mother has been living there, her half is most likely excludable ...


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I don't think that there is any need to "reclaim" the address. That second address would no longer be needed or used for anything. This really just seems like an issue with USPS. Also, addresses are (generally) not legal descriptions of properties. The legal description is your plat description in the deed, which can be seen online at the Assessor'...


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First, as a practical matter, X should determine to what extent he or she cares about what sounds like a few inches of property if X plans to live at this location and, thus, have Y as a neighbor for however many years. That said, if neighborly relations are of no or minimal concern, X should probably a) pursue available avenues through title insurance, b) ...


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There may a law, 18 USC 1342 against doing that, because Whoever, for the purpose of conducting, promoting, or carrying on by means of the Postal Service, any scheme or device mentioned in section 1341 of this title or any other unlawful business, uses or assumes, or requests to be addressed by, any fictitious, false, or assumed title, name, or ...


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what actions do I need to take to reclaim my address? Make the address really yours (buy the property). Use your current address for all correspondence. Setup mailbox with address prominently written on it. Approach the neighbor nicely explaining them the situation and ask to stop using the address. If 3 fails, hire a lawyer and instruct them to approach ...


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In the United States, this is a non-issue because US constitutional law doesn't care about "land", i.e. dry dirt, it cares about territory. The standard interpretation is that "federal lands" are owned by the citizens of the US, but held in trust by the US government. Congress has the authority to sell, buy, lease or give away federal lands. Indian tribal ...


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New land is not only created by volcanoes, but also manmade, for example by the dutch, or it appears almost by itself at the north sea coast of Germany, especialyl around coast protection constructions around some of the islands. Who owns the land? In the case of the german north sea coast, it is owned by the commune and automatically part of the ...


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We don't have to imagine shrinking seas. New land is created all the time by volcanoes. The answer is that the ownership of the new land depends on the circumstances. It may become part of an adjacent parcel, depending on how the deed is written. More than one landowner might have a reasonable claim, in which case there will be a dispute and perhaps a ...


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