All posts in Partition

Do I Need The Co-Owner’s Signature To Sell The House?

My sister deeded her house to me before she passed away. I am in the process of trying to sell it; the mortgage is in her name and her ex' - he is not on the will, and this is going to be a cash deal. Read more [...]

How Can I Legally Get Out Of The Co-Ownership Of My Father’s Property?

About 35 years ago my father signed over half of his share of land he owned with my mother to me. Read more [...]

When Will a Partition Action Lapse?

My brother and I are joint owners of a cabin in the mountains in Arizona. Almost a year ago, he filed a partition action of the property. Initially he retained a realty company to sell the property, but the company pulled out after a couple of months. Read more [...]

How Are Shared Property Rights Divided?

If 3 families own a beach house and 2 of those families want to take weeks by themselves, but the 3rd family doesn't want to do this, is it a two against one decision? Read more [...]

Can a Partition Action on a Jointly Owned Cabin Lapse Due to Sales Inactivity?

My brother and I are joint owners of a cabin in the mountains in Arizona. Almost a year ago, he filed a partition action of the property. Initially he retained a realty company to sell the property, but the company pulled out after a couple of months. Now for almost 10 months, my brother has done nothing to sell the property other than to place two small For Sale by Owner signs on it. Read more [...]

Can My Township Revoke a Permit They Already Issued to Me for a Fence?

Hello my name is Mike writing you from Howell, New Jersey. My question is: my township gave me the approval for a fence on a 25' setback via"variance". Then a township engineer came to inspect my pool, and found an encroachment only on the fence. Can the township legally make me move it back the foot that's an encroachment issue after giving me the approval on my original permit? Read more [...]