I paid for 3 acres about 15 years ago from my dad, but he still will not give me a deed or title to the land what can i do.

Asked over 2 years ago - Jonesville, MI

what i want to know is what rights do i have to the land. Because he likes to hold it over my head that he still owns the land, and no i have not paid any taxes on the land, because i can't see paying for whats not mine.

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  1. Mark H. Davidson

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    Answered . Your question has far too many missing facts. land have house or vacant? if house, occupied? why did so much time go by?
    Main problem will be statute of frauds if there is no written agreement for the sale of land. Even if you have a writing the statute of limitations is 6 years from the date of the breach. You're probably out of luck so be nice to your dad and he'll soften up. or not.

    The above answer is generalized reply to an question and is not intended to be legal advice or establish an... more
  2. James P. Frederick

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    Answered . For some reason, your question was duplicated. Please refer to my other answer. I think you have a mess and may need an attorney to straighten this out.

    James Frederick

    *** LEGAL DISCLAIMER I am licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan and have offices in Wayne and... more
  3. Barry Franklin Poulson

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . A most excellent attorney right there on Chicago St. in Jonesville. I suggest you make an appointment with her for a brief consult. Bring any paperwork, if you have it.

    We do not have a client/attorney relationship until you make an appointment, we discuss your case face to face, I... more

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