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Re: Family/retaliatory charges/not paying
by K (GA)
on June 7, 2012 @15:51
I am so sorry for what you're going through, especially during your husband's illness.
My non-lawyer opinion is that the attorney is blowing smoke.
If he argues verbal agreement with your husband, it sounds like he has clearly broken that agreement by failing to make payments, which should be easy to prove.
As to "forced to live there", no one forced him to do anything. He had basically a free place to live and chose to take it.
I have family members who have treated me similarly. One thing I've learned is the only way to win is not to play. Any contact, any attempt to "work with" people who have such profound entitlement issues has always blown up in my face.
I would get the son out. If that means evict, then evict. If that means calling the police on a trespasser, that works too. I'm not an eviction expert.
Then, with son out, make required repairs, sell house, and get on with life. I would also carefully check to make sure son hasn't taken out any loans against the house or done anything to create liens against the house.
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