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- Home Issues Come to the Forefront in Florida’s Divorce Mediation Process
One of the main issues a Florida couple will have to deal with during a divorce is what to do with their home.
- California's Loss of Tesla's $6 Billion Battery Factory
by Kassouni Law
A question of free market vs. government over-regulation to address the issue of environmental sustainability.
- I Found Mold in My Rental Home – What Can I Do?
In recent years scientists have learned more about the potential dangers of mold and breathing it in on a daily basis. While some individuals may develop minor respiratory symptoms, such as coughing and wheezing, more serious conditions may develop, such as fungal respiratory infections. In many states, your landlord may have some responsibility to help remediate the problem.
- Reviewing Residential Construction Contracts
There are many high-quality contractors in Central Florida that do an outstanding job, building beautiful homes. They try to get their projects finished on schedule and within their client’s stated budget, as they know that their hard-earned reputations are on the line.
- Sellers' Rules of Disclosure in CA Real Estate Sales
This guide is a summary of the pertinent information that California homeowners and their agents are required by law to disclose to buyers.
- Georgia Water Law
Water rights in Georgia vary according to the amount of water withdrawn from the water source, whether it is a surface water source (river, stream, reservoir) or a groundwater source (aquifer).
- Appealing a Property Tax Assessment in Georgia
How to appeal a property tax assessment in Georgia.
- Real Estate Foreclosure in Palm Springs
What is foreclosure? - To foreclose on property is for a creditor to assert a claim of right, given by the owner of property to a creditor, to transfer interest in property to the creditor in the event the present owner (borrower) fails to pay an obligation, usually created by a loan agreement or promissory note. In short, in most cases, it is when a lender takes property from its owner and sells it in order to satisfy an unpaid debt.
- Unmarried and in a Relationship: Protecting Your Rights with a Cohabitation Agreement in Massachusetts
Massachusetts does not recognize any rights for a couple that cohabit. This means that if your in an unmarried relationship and it fails, you do not have the right to palimony, separate support, alimony, property division or claim for loss of consortium. On top of this, the Commonwealth does not recognize “common law marriage”.
- Know Your Rights Under the Home Equity Theft Prevention Act ("HETPA")
The Home Equity Theft Prevention Act ("HETPA") became effective on February 1, 2007 and now governs certain sales of homes in foreclosure or default. If you are planning to sell a home in foreclosure or default, you should be aware of your rights under the Act, and know what to expect from a legitimate buyer. The Home Equity Theft Prevention Act was passed in response to recent scams which targeted homeowners in financial distress (often elderly or unsophisticated homeowners).