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W Russell Snyder

Venice Litigation Lawyer.

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  1. Separated 1+ year from souse of 14 years. found out he took out a loan against the house in his name only to pay off HUGE irs

    Answered over 5 years ago.

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    If you didn't sign the papers on the loan for the bank then that bank has a void mortgage. In Florida, any sale or encumbrance of homestead property (that is, property owned by one or two spouses) which is their principal residence is required to have spousal joinder on the deed or mortgage. If your spouse took out a loan on a home then the bank was lied to or you still have rights to demand the loan be reversed and cancelled. However, the issue of income taxes for monies earned before the...

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  2. What can I do about my soon-to-be ex-husband demanding that I move out?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

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    You owe it to yourself to find a lawyer and have an initial consultation to better understand your rights. Divorces are not matters for self help as has been done here. I think you should invest a few hundred dollars and get some good advice so you know as much or more than your spouse about your rights and his obligations to you. You may not decide to have a lawyer handle the whole case but you are wandering in the dark at this point. I hope this helps you. W Russell Snyder Attorney at Law...

  3. Can I rent rooms out in my condo around unknown squatters who refuse to leave and locked me out?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

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    The exclusive remedy in Florida for removing tenants is through a county court eviction action. There is no legal means to simply rent space "around" your tenants. By the way, Florida law provides double rent to the landlord that shows a tenant overstaying a lease. You need to go the Clerks' office of your county and file an eviction action AFTER you have first posted a three day notice. You can learn about these rules by simply googling Florida Statute Chapter 83. All the rules for evictions...

  4. Will contesting and Squatters Rights

    Answered over 5 years ago.

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    Any blood relative of your friend may file a will contest but only after your friend has died. Florida disallows will contests during the lifetime of the testator except in cases where a guardian is appointed and petitions the court for permisssion to contest a will that was allegedly procured by undue influence or when the testator is alleged to have lacked testamentary capacity. The sister will have to prove you unduly influenced your friend to gain your inheritance or that your friend lacked...