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  • My lein has disappeared from my home property listed as without lein, now tax and insurance bills arrive?

    I was ready to sell my home. I remembered looking it up some time ago and it no longer listed the lein. I thought it was an error so blew it of. I was in a high risk loan and survived the 7 years of hell and the note has changed hands so many time...

    Peter’s Answer

    You're probably not looking hard enough or the mortgage was recorded against the wrong block or lot number. A buyer's title company will most likely find it. But even if not, you will be required to sign at least one affidavit at closing in which you will swear that no such unrecorded mortgage(s) exist. It's unlikely that it just went away and you'd be wise to deal with it sooner than later. Good luck.

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  • I have an order of protection against my roommate, but she won't move out or remove her belongings.

    My roommate attacked me 3 weeks ago. She was arrested, charged with assault, & an order of protection was issued (she shoved me in January as well, & a domestic incident report was filed.) She is not allowed back in the apartment unless accompanie...

    Peter’s Answer

    You will need to bring an action in housing court to either force her to pay her share and/or evict her. Retain counsel.

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  • If I show an apartment to a client, and they buy it, and my partner does the paper work, ie lease, I legally have to get paid?

    Real Estate Salesperson just curious, Im new to the field

    Peter’s Answer

    Your question is confusing. If you showed an apartment and it was leased (not bought), I assume a commission is due. But is it your partner or your broker? What's your agreement with that person about your commission? You have not really given us enough information.

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  • I bought a new car. I got suckered and was unfortunately got the bait and switch. I traded it in for the correct car at a loss.

    a year later I was pulled over and almost arrested, for having fake plates, no insurance, and not registered. The dealer gave me the incorrect tags. The car I purchased is still titled to dealer. Another car is titled to me, and also to someone el...

    Peter’s Answer

    I'm having trouble following the story and wonder if you can re-state the issue. You say you bought a "new" car and that you made $48,000 in payments over one year. I guess that's possible, but it doesn't sound all that common. You also said your "another" car is titled to you *and* someone else in NJ. Do you mean two names (yours and that person) are both on the title? You said the VIN you got belongs to a totaled car - which makes me think you bought a used car. What did the dealer promise to "fix" and what do they say happened? How did the bait & switch "backfire" on them? What does that mean? What disability did they take advantage of?

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  • Do I have a case in getting my security deposit back at the small claims court?

    I put up a temp wall (I asked the broker to ask the management and got approval by the broker via text) and removed it without any permanent damages to the wall. the management is holding all the security deposit insisting that the wall wasn't all...

    Peter’s Answer

    I'm not so sure I agree with attorneys Bianchi and Rothstein. If I represented the landlord, I would argue that impermissible changes are akin to damages inasmuch as the security can be used to restore the unit to it's original undamaged/unchanged condition. You receiving a text from the broker, who probably did not have the authority to bind the landlord, is probably not sufficient authorization to make structural changes that I assume your lease did not allow without landlord's consent. If there is any chance that the restoration would cost more than the deposit withheld, you might be wise to drop it. Just my two cents. Good luck!!

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  • I put up a question to explained what a "stipulation discontinuing action" meant and got a great answer from many, but explains

    Why would collection agency do this ? Why not just stop calling ever other day and sending letters

    Peter’s Answer

    I'm curious because you never answered any of the attorneys who asked you whether they were discontinuing with or without prejudice. Did you work out an agreement with them? Normally, they'd discontinue if they were satisfied with what you gave them or maybe they just want to close their books and write-off the bad debt. If they discontinue it without prejudice, they (or someone else they might assign the judgment to) could always try to collect from you later.

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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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