Many Florida residents belong to homeowners associations. It is not uncommon for real estate disputes to arise between association officials and homeowners. Such disagreements often involve disputes regarding dues or alleged mismanagement of funds.
Of the tens of thousands of immigrants who come to Florida to live, many share the common goal of wanting to become U.S. citizens. Obtaining citizenship is an extensive process that includes numerous requirements that must be fulfilled. One such requirement pertains to immigrants who are married to spouses who are already citizens.
Eminent domain refers to the government (federal or state) having the right to take private property for public use upon payment of just compensation to the property owner. Florida real estate disputes often erupt when state laws are misunderstood or when parties disagree about property lines or other related issues. While state laws vary, many states prohibit certain properties from being taken, such as cemeteries.
Many Florida properties have fences. They come in various shapes and sizes. In some neighborhoods, there are regulations regarding how tall a fence can be. When real estate disputes erupt between neighbors, it is often because of property line problems, such as extending tree limbs or fence issues.
Former center fielder for the Mets, Lenny Dykstra, is knee-deep in legal trouble regarding a property sale. The current situation is apparently only one of many legal problems he has faced in recent years. Right now, he is accused of wrongdoing regarding real estate disputes. While the plaintiffs in a lawsuit have not named him as a defendant, he is at the center of the controversy that is being battled out in court. There may be Florida residents currently trying to resolve similar property issues.
Most Florida developers can relate to suffering setbacks in their plans to begin construction projects. Any number of issues may prompt such delays. Often, a need to extend a start date may be sparked by financial problems. Town officials in another state are currently facing off in real estate disputes against a developer, and the two sides disagree in their interpretations of state law regarding vested rights extension.
Many Florida communities include homeowners associations. They are typically organized to govern maintenance, preservation and enhancement of subdivision properties. A homeowner in University Park has taken legal action regarding real estate disputes involving a proposed purchase of University Park Country Club.
There are various styles of homes and communities in Florida. Some homeowners have expansive properties where large amounts of acreage is spread between themselves and their neighbors. Others live property line to property line, and real estate disputes can erupt if homeowners disagree about fences, shrubs or other issues.
When Florida neighbors disagree about property lines or other issues, it often leads to rancorous disputes that are difficult to resolve. Real estate disputes can be quite complicated because the laws that govern such matters are often complex. If those directly involved are unable to achieve an amicable solution to a particular problem, they may seek the court's intervention to make a decision for them. That's apparently what happened in the case of Led Zeppelin rock star, Jimmy Page, and his next door neighbor, Robbie Williams.
Some Florida residents get along quite well with their neighbors. Others, however, are currently involved in real estate disputes, many of which include issues concerning nuisance and trespass laws. A person might say that his or her neighbor is a nuisance but that does not necessarily mean the situation fits the legal definition of the word.