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  • Trustee sale in one month. Bank is going to sale Land on a separate deed....Legal Description says 2.9 acres. Land is paid for.

    I am facing a Trustee sale with one months notice, no publication as of yet. But Legal description is showing 2.9 acres, when original note only contained 0.9 acres. I bought the additional land with cash. If they attempt to include this property ...

    Heather’s Answer

    Contact an attorney right away - this is an interesting problem that I have seen often - that the legal description contained in a Deed of Trust doesn't match the Warranty Deed or the land intended to be conveyed and/or encumbered - it could be a mutual mistake. You can file a lawsuit to stop the foreclosure BUT only if it's done at least 5 days before the actual foreclosure. Good luck!

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  • I have lived in my apartment for 2 years and the bed bugs are getting bad my landlord will not fix the problem

    I have been telling him for close to a year now and no appropriate actions have been made I have thrown bed after bed and couch after couch away I am engaged and have three children and they are now starting to get red dots on there arms and legs ...

    Heather’s Answer

    You should contact an attorney in your area, as well as the health department. The TN Landlord Tenant Act hasn't addressed bedbugs, but there may be some case law on it. Generally, Tennessee landlords have a duty to provide premises which are habitable. It seems like the landlord would want to protect his investment (the property) and the reputation of same. Is there a local news channel you could contact? The negative publicity would certainly be bad for him. You could also call a local pest control company and have them inspect and issue an estimate for remediation (probably for free).

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  • We won a lawsuit against a contractor for $3000. We paid him this and he did no work.

    He left an empty utility trailer in our driveway 7 months now. Can we sell his trailer and keep the money as partial payment of what the court states he owes us?

    Heather’s Answer

    There is also a relatively new criminal statute on the books that deals with contractors who take money from people and do no work! I had a similar situation and my clients met with police and the District Attorney and educated them on the new law and prosecuted criminally. You should explore doing that to see if the contractor might also have some culpability. Good luck!

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  • I moved from my apartment in 2008 and my land lord refuse to give me my deposit refund stating it has been long time .

    I moved from my apartment in 2008 and my land lord refuse to give me my deposit refund stating it has been long time but i have receipt that shows i security deposit.what shall i do? thank you for you help !

    Heather’s Answer

    Did the landlord notify you about the deposit? Generally, a TN landlord is required to notify the tenant in writing of any refund due and may retain unclaimed refunds after 60 days of notification (if the tenant doesn't claim it).

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