Q: I forgot to sign the quit claim deed for the home and received a judgment against me for credit card debt. My ex wants to refinance the house but since I am still on it he can't due to [...]
A lawyer drew up a Quit Claim deed using ARS 11-1134(A)(5), but the divorce papers don’t specify this?
Q: The divorce papers say I have to sell the house within 3 years of the divorce. The house is severely under water. My ex-wife wants her name totally off the house, she wants nothing to do with it. [...]
Making sure you are not on the wrong side of a one-sided agreementMost businesses lease the property where they do business. The lease can be a significant investment for a business, and sometimes can even be the difference between enjoying [...]
Mark Twain once said, “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” If you purchased or refinanced residential property between 2005 and 2007, you have important [...]
What if any effectiveness does a personal guarantee have when included on a Note or Deed of Trust in Arizona?
On documents pertaining to properties would the personal guarantee provide protection to us as a lender? A: A personal guarantee is an important protection and I would almost always require one as a lender. However, it needs to be [...]
Landlady has misstated square footage on our commercial lease and taken prime parking spots to give to other tenant
I have a small cafe. The lease agreement states I am renting 1100 square feet, but there is only 950. The landlady first stated she measured it herself. When I brought up the issue a year or so later, [...]
My partner and I bought a piece of land 5 years ago. It was for $420,000. I paid half cash, about $210,000 and my partner agreed to make monthly payments until it was paid off. The value of the [...]
If a party who brings a civil action (without probable cause and with ulterior motives) against a Defendant voluntarily dismisses their own suit without prejudice, is it is ever possible that the original Defendant may still potentially bring a [...]
We are under water and planning to take advantage of the new HARP program coming out in March to help home owners that are current and more than 125% under. We want to refinance to get a lower rate. We [...]
Q: If I am involved in a civil law suit about a real estate partnership based on a verbal agreement and the partners were me wife the plaintiff and his girlfriend. They are suing, in addition to me personally, my [...]