Blog Posts in August, 2015

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  • Do You Have to Go to Court for an Inspection Sticker Violation?
    Do You Have to Go to Court for an Inspection Sticker Violation?

    If you get your car inspected and go to the hearing, the usual course of action is to dismiss the case. No points on your driving record but you will have to pay court costs. Good luck in the snow.

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  • I Am Not Sure Exactly What I Can Deduct from the Security Deposit in the State of RI. I Know I Have 20 Days, Which Began Feb 1.
    I Am Not Sure Exactly What I Can Deduct from the Security Deposit in the State of RI. I Know I Have 20 Days, Which Began Feb 1.

    Document all the repairs thoroughly, obtain an independent estimate and take pictures. Deduct all of the costs of the actual repairs and refund the tenant the balance. Items that do not fall under ...

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  • Does My Mother in Law Paying off the Mortgages on My Deceased Father, and Her House Affect My Inheritance Amount
    Does My Mother in Law Paying off the Mortgages on My Deceased Father, and Her House Affect My Inheritance Amount

    If there was a Will that document would govern te distribution of the assets. If there was no Will then state law governs. What she pays or doesn’t pay can get a bit sticky in these circumstances. ...

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  • Non Payment of Late Fees for Overdue Rent in RI
    Non Payment of Late Fees for Overdue Rent in RI

    It depends on your lease agreement. Ordinarily, a landlord will not evict for late fees. However, late fees should not accrue based on late fees. A late fee should only be assessed when the rent is ...

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