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  • I am having a problem with the New York State Buyout as a result of Hurricane Sandy.

    NYS is trying to exclude me from the Buyout even though I am in the middle of the buyout zone. That would mean razing houses around me and leaving me alone in the wetlands.

    Peter’s Answer

    Excluded on what basis? You have something in writing saying so?

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  • How could I get rid of 3000 dollars in tictets with a partime 10 dollar an hour job

    I got most tictets all those tictets with mo license and the cops let me go

    Peter’s Answer

    If you work 40 hours per week = $400 and you put 10% aside towards paying the tickets off ($40/month) you can be done in 75 months (6.25 years) assuming no interest or penalties. Probably 8 years to play it safe.

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  • My husband & I were removed from the title of our home with my father without our knowledge he added my brother as an owner?

    My mother, father, husband and I were listed on a home title/deed. My mother died in october of 2013. Three weeks after her death my father removed not only my mother from the title/deed but my husband and I, without our knowledge. He then added ...

    Peter’s Answer

    I've read your responses to some of the answers already provided but still wonder what you mean by "removed" from title. Was there a deed purportedly FROM your father, your husband and you to just your father (in which case your husband and your signatures were forged?) or did your father just deed the property from himself as surviving spouse to himself? If the latter, then your husband and you are still partners with your father and any proper title search will come to that conclusion (meaning dad can't sell it to anyone without you); if the former, then you need to seek counsel ASAP before the house is conveyed to a third party.

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  • I transferred title of my home to my wife, 2 years a later i got a derangement against me. I was told by an attorney

    Since it was done post transfer it wouldn't effect or show on title search once my wife sells home . Is this true??

    Peter’s Answer

    I assume you're talking about a judgment against you, and it will most certainly show up on a proper title search.

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  • What's the grounds of a eviction from a residents

    Meaning can a land lord evict you cause you dissagreed with her and didn't like what she had to say

    Peter’s Answer

    You don't say whether you have a written lease. If you are a month-to-month tenant, the landlord doesn't need a reason and need only give you a months' notice. Absent a "bad" reason (like race, religion, sexual orientation, etc.) you're out of luck - disagreeing with her is not one of those "bad" reasons.

    If you have a written lease, then you probably cannot be evicted for this reason. If the landlord actually brings an action, retain counsel. Good luck.

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  • What are home licensing requirements in NYC?

    I am master carpenter, in trade more than 20 years, work in NYC, commercial and apartment complex projects, versed in all NYC regulations and requirements. Over last few years, I have rehabbed house owned by my fiancee' and her family e.g., Super...

    Peter’s Answer

    An unlicensed contractor in NYC is not entitled to sue for payment, therefore a mechanics' lien would be improper and the filing of one would open that contractor up to other liability.

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  • Can I get a POA even though my sister already has one for my mother

    My sister has POA for my elderly mother (85 years old) and she lives with her. My mother suffers from alzheimer's and my sister is her proxy. My mother cannot feed herself, use the bathroom on her own and I just found out she has bed sores. My...

    Peter’s Answer

    • Selected as best answer

    While I agree with what the others have said (Mr. Chertock's answer was the best), I note that none have asked you whether you have a copy of the POA. It might be worth examining to see whether your mom named an alternate or whether she named more than one agent who may or may not have to (or may or may be allowed to) act in concert. Maybe your sister is not the only one who can make decisions. Also, if you have concerns that your mother's health and well-being are at risk, speak to the visiting MD and nurses. If it's as bad as you say, I'm sure they will help you get your mother the help she needs despite your sister. Good luck.

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  • Purchase agreement and promissory note discrepancy

    Purchase agreement and promissory note were signed by both parties. After that the page with numbers/amounts have been altered by the purchaser and the altered copy was given to the seller. The seller detected this only few months later. Is there...

    Peter’s Answer

    We need more information, the answer will be very fact-specific. It sounds to me as though you're the seller. Who drafted the agreement? Don't you have a copy of what you sent the purchaser? Presumably, the purchaser signed first and returned it to you to be signed - if that's the case, you failed to notice the change and signed anyway? Or you're saying that both parties signed the purchaser made a change? I am not sure how that happened or why it would be a concern if you have a signed copy that is not altered. Again, more info is needed.

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  • What do i do?

    My fathet in law passed away a year ago. When i was cleaning out his closet i found 2 rifles. I placed 1 down then when i went to place the other down it fell and discharged. The police were called and they made me take them to my house at a diffe...

    Peter’s Answer

    You're right - that doesn't sound correct. Were the confiscated firearms legal and is it legal for you to own them? I'm confused as to how they knew and/or why they took you to your residence to collect your firearms unless you admitted to them more firearms were to be found there.

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  • Is there any way to re-finance a mortgage which was in our deceased Mother's name?

    I'm not even sure if this is the appropriate forum in which to post this question but I don't know where else to turn. When our Mother passed away, we were left with a huge mortgage on the apartment house in which we live. The monthly payments are...

    Peter’s Answer

    What good would a refinance do, if you cannot afford to pay the current mortgage? Is her interest rate much higher than the current rates? If you can otherwise refinance, maybe you need to first transfer the house into your names, assuming you have the right and authority to. Retain local counsel to look at the facts and advise you better. Good luck!

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