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Oklahoma Tenants Rights

Oklahoma Tenants Rights

In Oklahoma, the Residential Landlord and Tenant Act governs the tenant and landlord relationship. The Residential Landlord and Tenant Act was created in 1978, but is constantly amended to clarify the rights of tenants and landlords.......[Read More]
The Residential Rental Agreement Act

The Residential Rental Agreement Act

The Residential Rental Agreement Act is a North Carolina law that establishes standards for the relationship between landlord and tenants and details the responsibilities of both parties. The law also contains provisions to resolve disputes concerning leases.......[Read More]
How to Prevent Auto Repossession

How to Prevent Auto Repossession

Until you actually pay off your car loan, you do not own the vehicle. The bank owns it, and each payment goes towards paying down the balance to the bank. If you miss enough payments, the bank will repossess the car, which will have an adverse affect on your credit rating. It is possible to prevent ......[Read More]
What Is This Thing Called Lis Pendens?

What Is This Thing Called Lis Pendens?

Under Florida law, a lis pendens is a document filed with a Court and recorded in the public records that provides notice of the existence of a lawsuit affecting real property. Lis pendens are not automatic and can result in liability if wrongfully filed. They can be of great benefit when properly a......[Read More]
How to Transfer Ownership With a Quit Claim Deed

How to Transfer Ownership With a Quit Claim Deed

A quitclaim deed is a legally enforceable document used to transfer property rights without having to provide any warranties to the grantee or any assurances that the grantor even owns the property. Essentially, the grantor of a quitclaim deed is saying, "I transfer my property rights, if I have any......[Read More]
Landlord Responsibilities in New Jersey

Landlord Responsibilities in New Jersey

Whether you are a landlord managing property or a tenant leasing a rental unit in New Jersey, it is important to know a landlord's obligations under state law. Understanding a landlord's responsibility helps prevent problems and can help with the quick resolution of problems when they arise.......[Read More]
California Laws About Animal Rights

California Laws About Animal Rights

Voters and legislators in California seem to agree that animals deserve certain rights and living conditions. However, since California can't legislate the animals themselves, the state's penal code includes laws that require humans to treat animals with respect. If they don't, they risk punishment ......[Read More]
What Is the Ohio Free Legal Eviction Process?

What Is the Ohio Free Legal Eviction Process?

Landlord can remove unwanted tenants in Ohio without cost only if the landlord has legally indigent status, meaning she can't afford an attorney, or the tenant agrees to a negotiated termination of the lease.......[Read More]
Must a Towing Company Notify a Lien Holder?

Must a Towing Company Notify a Lien Holder?

Cars are towed for many reasons. Sometimes, it’s a parking violation. Other times, it’s committing a misdemeanor like driving without a license. Whatever the reason, you might be wondering if the towing company will notify your lien holder, which is the bank who financed the vehicle, if ......[Read More]
Nonjudicial Foreclosure Procedures

Nonjudicial Foreclosure Procedures

Foreclosures are governed by state law, which means the details vary by state. However, most foreclosure statutes are similar and reflect the same underlying principles and purposes.......[Read More]
Why Hire a Business Litigation Lawyer?

Why Hire a Business Litigation Lawyer?

If you are starting a business, it is important to understand your options. Different corporate entities have different benefits and formalities that must be followed. Your choice of corporate structure depends on the type of business you intend to establish. The business attorneys are helping large......[Read More]
How to Legally Evict a Florida Tenant When There Is No Written Lease

How to Legally Evict a Florida Tenant When There Is No Written Lease

Eviction of a tenant is sometimes necessary to save the integrity of a property. Legal eviction in Florida is a straightforward process under the jurisdiction of the county courts. In Florida, an oral rental agreement holds the same weight as a written one. Assuming a landlord follows the law carefu......[Read More]
Tips on How to Rent a House for Singles

Tips on How to Rent a House for Singles

It is easy for singles to rent a home.house image by hans slegers from Fotolia.comMany singles feel that they have outgrown their apartment, but the idea of buying a home is daunting. Home ownership is a huge undertaking, especially for a single person. The next best option is to rent a.........[Read More]
What Happens If My Husband Died Without a Will in New York?

What Happens If My Husband Died Without a Will in New York?

In New York, state law regulates the descent and distribution of a decedent's estate, regardless of whether the deceased left a will. The provisions for an estate without a will -- also known as an intestate estate -- are found in Estates, Powers, and Trusts Law 4-1.1 of the New York Code.......[Read More]
Eviction Rules in Oregon

Eviction Rules in Oregon

The eviction process in Oregon can be really tricky for not only tenants but also landlords. All rules must be followed, or the eviction can be dismissed. Oregon rules prohibit a landlord from forcing a tenant out, changing a tenant's locks or removing a tenant's personal property from.........[Read More]
Squatters' Rights in Queensland

Squatters' Rights in Queensland

Squatters do not have property rights that are defensible in a court of law. Residents of a property held adversely, if they meet certain requirements, may, however, claim title to the property. Someone in Queensland claiming title of land by adverse possession must show that he has possessed the la......[Read More]
Renters' Rights: What Happens When a Tenant Dies After They Pay Rent?

Renters' Rights: What Happens When a Tenant Dies After They Pay Rent?

When a tenant dies, any money owed between the tenant and the landlord has to be resolved by the tenant's estate. Estate issues are decided through probate, the legal process through which a dead person's property is settled and transferred to new owners. Landlord-tenant and probate laws diffe......[Read More]
Renters' Rights Regarding Deposits

Renters' Rights Regarding Deposits

Security deposits are required before moving into a rental unit.apartment for rent image by dead_account from Fotolia.comBoth renters and landlords have certain rights in regards to security deposits. While renters are required to pay a security deposit before moving into a rental unit,.........[Read More]
The Landlord Tenant Act of 1995

The Landlord Tenant Act of 1995

The Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act sets laws outlining the rights between assignors and assignees in leases. Complete information regarding the specific laws of this act is available at the Office of Public Sector Information website.......[Read More]
How to Stop a Lien Foreclosure in Florida

How to Stop a Lien Foreclosure in Florida

Lien foreclosures in Florida ultimately end up on the auction block. The process starts with a lis pendens (a notification of a pending lawsuit), which is filed in the county where the property is located. The clerk of court issues a summons and the defendant (the person being foreclosed upon) is th......[Read More]