Case Number: 2018-001849


Spanish speaking client is age 86 and is disabled. Client is seeking Pro Bono attorney to help regain possession of his property. Client stated he is a victim of real estate fraud by adverse parties.

According to client,  the adverse party was a friend whom he had known for about 15 years. Client made arrangements with adverse party to provide care of his property while client made a trip overseas for medical treatment. Before leaving client signed a power of attorney. Client does not recall which type of power of attorney was signed. When client returned, he was placed in a senior living home. Client asked adverse party about the status of his home, and was informed that the property was no longer his and was removed from title, and all of client personal items inside the property were sold or thrown out. Client was also informed that adverse party is renting out property. Client also stated that the signatures on the Quitclaim Deed relating to his home are not his, which could have been done by adverse party using a power of attorney.

Case Number: 2018-001774


Spanish speaking client is seeking assistance with his HOA fining him for not painting his exterior wall. His fines are up to $500 and will go up every week a $100. Per the CC&R’s he provided the HOA is supposed to maintain the common areas including painting. He has argued his point to the HOA but they refuse to fix the problem. He also filed for mediation thru NRED but they refused to participate. He took several pictures of the complex. His monthly assessment is $225. He needs an attorney to intervene and help stop the fines.

Case Number: 2018-000362


Client is a disabled veteran. In August 2017 she purchased a house and in November her bathroom experienced a sewage back up. Her home warranty company is taking care of the damage, however, it informed her she has black mold and it is a pre-existing condition and therefore will not cover it. Client states this condition was not disclosed to her when she purchased the home. Client seeks a real estate attorney that can look over her documents and offer counsel and advice.

Case Number: 2018-001875


Client and her ex-boyfriend bought a house in 2012 and paid in full. After buying the house the ex-boyfriend left the house a few months later and never returned. Only client lives in the house with her son who has disabilities.  Client received a call from ex-boyfriend in February and was told that he is not going to return to the house.  Ex-boyfriend doesn’t pay the taxes or any other expenses for the house. Deed lists client as married joint tenant with adverse party ex-boyfriend but client claims they have never been married. Client would like to have ex-boyfriend’s name removed from deed. Client stated her ex-boyfriend will not sign over a quitclaim deed. Client would like our assistance in getting his name off of the deed. She is the only one who pays for the yearly taxes, maintenance and insurance on the property.

Case Number: 2018-002882


Client states she purchased a home with adverse party in March of 2017. Client has been dating adverse party for several years. Adverse party paid all the money up front in cash for the house.  Client and adverse party’s names are listed on the deed as joint tenants. Adverse party has started to become very aggressive and locks client and her children out of parts of the house. Adverse party is constantly threatening to remove client’s name off the deed and lock her out.  Client has a 16 year old son who is autistic and 14 year old daughter. Client doesn’t have any money to move out into a place of her own. Client wants adverse party to agree to sell the house and provide her with a share of the proceeds so she can have funds to move out and live in a peaceful setting with her children. Client seeks to have a partition.