A partition suit is a civil lawsuit filed in order to obtain a judicial ruling and court order to separate or liquidate real or personal property owned by more than one party. Lawyers.com explains that there are two different kinds of partition: partition in kind and partition by sale.
Partition in kind is the division of the property in which each owner walks away owning a portion of the original property. Partition by sale is when division is not possible or not agreeable to all parties and the assets must be sold. The monies received from the sale of the asset are divided amongst the parties.Learn More
An easement is an interest in land that grants or limits the right to use that land by someone who doesn't own or possess it, according to the legal firm Koley Jessen, and a permanent easement is one that is attached to the deed and continues to affect the land through subsequent changes in ownership. Easements, and their characteristics, are governed by state law.Full Answer >
Squatters get the rights to a home if they meet three general criteria: living in a manner that is open, continuous and hostile for a certain number of years, according to HowStuffWorks. Squatters should pay property taxes to help ensure rights turn to them when the time period is met.Full Answer >
According to Keyt Law, a letter to a tenant for non-payment of rent should be clear, concise and to the point. The purpose of the letter is to demand rent payment and/or start the eviction process.Full Answer >
As of 2015, some of the rights that tenants have in New York City includes the right to livable premises, the right to complain and organize and the right to receive services. Other rights include the ability to transfer rights or obligations and rights limiting landlord's advantage.Full Answer >