10 Things You Should Not Do When You Get Into A Car Accident In Jamaica
A car accident can be one of the worst experiences to have to endure, and if you’re in Jamaica, things might get a bit more complicated. Here are a few things you should never do if you get into a car accident on the island.
Why do I need to send my cousin a letter from USA to get out his tenants?
Before leaving Jamaica, I gave my tenant notice. My cousin who brought them on the premises is going to be responsible to take them to Court. I therefore asked him to sign the notices with me. Its now five months later and my cousin went to take out summons and was unsuccessful. He's telling me I need to give him a letter, and this makes no sense to me. Can you research and find out whats happening?
The lawyer told me to put 31st but Jamaica Court says 7th for the notice to tenant.. HELP?
I am 86 and living in the USA. The agent rented out my house for less than I told her on November 8th last year. The tenants are very abusive to me when I go to Jamaica and I need them out. The lawyer told me to give them a notice for them to leave the 31st of March, but when I took the notice form to the Court, they told me the notice has to expire on the 7th of any month I need them out.
How do I get a Jamaican Tax Registration Number for my sick aunt? My aunt lives in the States. She has Alzheimer for over 15 years. I am trying to get a TRN for her ( as asked by L.A.M.P.) to get a title for her land. Her son has power-of-attorney. How does he go about this? His name is also on the title.
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The Jamaican bailiff served one of two Defendants, can I serve the other here in USA?
Before I left Jamaica, I filed a claim at the Resident Magistrate's court. The claim is for two persons to appear in Court in February. The bailiff told me they only served the first one, and that the other one is over here in the USA, or so he was told. Do you think I can ask them to send me the document overnight and I get someone over here to serve it to him. If he is here I should know where to find him...
Can my neighbour sue me for Jamaica cash pot monies?
A woman from my neighbourhood gave me a summons to go to court. She said I owe her $1510.00 for trusting her cash pot and that I took $600 worth of goods from her. This was to have happened in 2003...
I have no money to pay bailiff to kick 'her' out of my house!
I got an order in the Court to finally get rid of the troublemaker in my house. I do not have the money to pay the bailiffs and they told me that they cannot act without payment.
Please clarify how to date my notice to the tenant in Jamaica
I served a notice on a tenant that my wife brought into my property. The court said it was bad and wrote another one by filling in the little forms that you buy in the bookstore. When I went to take out the summons, another court staff worker told me the second notice was bad because of the dates. Now that's two months gone already, and I cant just pick up plane tickets to travel back and forth. Meantime this man is in my house being a nuisance. The rent is due on the first of the month, and the last notice was written to expire on the first of January. Please tell me what to write.
Will the Jamaica court throw the old man in jail for outstanding rent paid on his behalf?
Before we left Jamaica we arranged for an entity who takes care of poor people to pay an aged man's rent. They were late three times. On the fourth time they were late, the landlord took the aged man to court and won the case. Actually I am told that the order was made in default, because he wasnt there.
The problem is the entity has not paid the money over as yet because they are government-operated and they too have issues. The court however sent the man a judgement summons that he got. Apparently the date that he got as the deadline to pay up has passed and he is worried.
I need to check if the agent filed my papers at Resident Magistrate Court
In late Summer I visited the Resident Magistrate court downtown, in Jamaica, and I met a young man as I was going in who offered to put my papers in for me. I gave him $15,000 to write a notice, do some paperwork and serve it. I am back in England and my brother who went to the property tells me that no notice or summons was served. He also told me that he went to the court and saw the young man who showed him papers that a summons was served on the tenant I am trying to get out of my house.
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The other owner of my property is trying to take over my Jamaica property? HELP!
I heard recently that a woman is trying to take over my house. I heard it all from the person who she actually rented the property to. Note I did not give this woman permission to rent my house in the first place. We happen to be owners as tenants in common of the property, but at no time did I tell her she could go into my side and rent my property. Now I am hearing that she has a tenant who she acquired and evicted all without my knowledge. I sent someone to the property with the extenant after she contacted me and was told that after she kicked out the young woman she destroyed parts of my house, such as wiring, the bathroom. I understand that even the court was involved even though the tenant this woman evicted never got a notice, and never went to court before a judge.
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My nephew rented my house, and now cant get rent nor the house back
I left my nephew to take care of my house. He was not working so he got my house free to stay. He called me to tell me that he is trying to get a tenant he put there out. He said the court is not helping. What can I do from here in Michigan?
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Can my brother sell the house my sis and I built on his land in Jamaica?
My sister built a house with my help on land in St Catherine that our brother owns. Recently he told her that he wants to sell the house and the land because he wants to move to another part of the country. I called him and he refuses to speak with me. I called the lawyer who my sister says gave her a notice and nobody wants to discuss anything with me. I told her not to move and she said they are taking her to Court.
I do not have any money to hire a lawyer to go to Court right now. What can I do?
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I need to claim land left by my dad in Jamaica
My dad has died in England and left no will and all his assets are in Jamaica how do l make a claim to the property. Please help...
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I don't remember if the Judge told squatters to leave, but years later I need them to go HELP!
I took someone to Sutton Street Court in Jamaica around 1996 to 'determine boundaries'. I really do not remember what the Judge ordered. I need to get a copy of that file because the people I wanted to remove from my side of the land are now building bigger houses. They insist on annoying me with their loud music to force me to move. It is my land and I need them off so can you assist me in doing something to teach them a lesson.
My bro is evicting my other bro from our dad's land in Jamaica... HELP!
My brother in Jamaica and another brother received power to be administrators on my dead father's property in England.
One of the brothers obtained an order to evict the other brother from the same property in a matter at Sutton Street court, although the other brother who is to be evicted was not in court when the judge ruled.
I need assistance because my father had four children and we can't understand whats happening between these two brothers. Please assist.
An Easy Way to Lose Your Apartment, for a Few Dollars - Jamaica Real Estate Advice & Tips Last November the government amended an Act in Parliament that makes it easier than before for a Strata Corporation to sell an owner's strata unit to recoup arrears of maintenance fees. This recent amendment goes as far as allowing a Strata Corporation to cancel an owner's Certificate of Title with or without his or her consent. Here is what you need to know about how you could lose ownership of your strata unit for a debt of a few dollars.
Did the Jamaican doctor put a microchip in my head?
Since being here on the island, I had an accident. Since I was released from the hospital where I did surgery, I have been hearing voices. I am convinced that the doctors placed a microchip in my head. I called around to several security companies and no one knows where I can have an MRI scan done. I need to get one done, and I really would not mind if I could even get a petscan. It does seem as if one can get this done in Jamaica? Do you know anywhere that can help me?
How do I get records of probate of a Jamaican's 1899 Will?
My great grand father left a will in 1899 thereabouts, which my brothers and I think a probate was done for. We just want to know if the probate was done as the document we have in our possession says Resident Magistrate Court. Can you guide us on how to check if there was a probate?
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My British cousin is arrested in Jamaica, I need an update?
Last week you assisted me in finding out where my cousin, who is a British National, was, after he called that he was arrested. I tried to call the police station where he being held and I keep getting the runaround. I don't know what happened since you gave me a court date. I need to find out and to send some monies to him.. will he get it?
Why cant I get my Jamaican birth certificate with no surname from RGD?
I paid someone monies to acquire a birth certificate. They told me my surname is was not registered so I cant get the birth certificate. Can you investigate and see if this is true. I sent down the birth registration paper to get it done.
How do I check if a probate is real in Jamaica, if lawyer fees are too high?
An attorney who assisted me to get a probate of a will over 15 years ago cannot be found. When I showed the copy of what he gave me to the new attorney, I was told it looked forged. The document was obtained in the Resident Magistrate Court in the country.
Can you assist me to investigate what is going on. I need this new lawyer to do some work and his charges are too high, so he told me to check it out and get back to him so he can do what I need him to do.
Should my student niece in Jamaica now pay electricity after two months at rented room?
I have my niece renting a half room for $15,000 near a college in Kingston as she is a student there. Her roommate pays $15,000 also. They have been there since September and they have never paid electricity or water bills based on their arrangements with the landlord. My niece is now calling me to tell me that the landlord wants she and her roommate to pay the electricity bills. My niece says every month since she started living there, he has been coming to she and her roommate for money to clear the bills.
The bill is almost $4,000 but I think this is crazy as in the first place $30,000 is way too high for that tiny room, and they are students. What is going on in Jamaica? Can you assist me in finding another place for them to live with reasonable pricing?
We need our grandparents land from the Crown I am really hoping you can help me (or point me in the right direction to get some help) and my family with our enquiry regarding claiming back land from the crown. You see both great grandparents had large amount of land which we believe has gone back to the crown under the Bona Vacantia act, and we have no idea how to check as we donât have any land title or Volume or Folio number.
Could a search be carried out by name only? We know their names and date of birth and death, can anybody help us. I would of though the land agency would have names of all land owners without having to know or have land title or Volume or Folio number.
Reno in Action: How one Couple from Kingston Did It - Jamaica Real Estate Advice & Tips In a previous article, I wrote about a dilapidated 12 unit studio apartment building I sold to a couple last year. The new owners tastefully renovated the interior and exterior, professionally landscaped the half acre grounds and put the units on the rental market. The story of how this full-time working-couple successfully purchased and literally transformed this derelict apartment block into a stately gated community, is the subject of this article.
Can my mom take my name off the title left by my dad?
My father died, recently, while I am living in the United Kingdom. My mother and my sisters say they are going ahead to keep my name off the new title, for the property left by my father. They are doing this because I didnt go to my father's funeral. I really could not make it, and think they are being petty. Can you help me?
Jamaican lawyer got 200,000, no action, no probate and occupants are selling our land
We have property in the hills of St Andrew Jamaica WI. We have a will dated as of 1898-99, The will had been certified as true copy and seems as if all Administration and probate had been carried out but everyone seems to had died including our Mother who seems to be the last survivor of the deceased who had created the will.
The estate is huge as the will described but we cannot access this our inheritance, We paid an Attorney over $200000.00 but he will not act.
Persons who are living on the property have started to divide and sell the Property.... Help..
I didnt use the furniture and the Jamaican store seized it, but didnt refund payments
I started payments for an item at a furniture store. Unfortunately I could not make the last two payments as I had to leave the island and I was low on funds. As soon as I came back the store came for the piece of furniture. I want to sue for my money because the furniture was basically stored at my apartment. I did not use the furniture and the store manager says he doesnt care, even though I told him of my situation.
I didnt sign an actual agreement so can you help me?
He had a lifetime lease, they want to kick mom from the house I built
My mom is being taken to Court by persons who claimed they bought the house she lives in. She and my dad has been living on that property since I was a baby, and now I am 48 years old. My dad had a lifetime lease, but he is dead. Can she be kicked off.
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After 30 years, my husband in Jamaica is removing me from the title... HOW?
After 30 years, my husband in Jamaica is removing me from the title... HOW?... I left my home in Jamaica around 30 years ago. I sent monies for taxes to my husband, although our relationship has been over for over 25 years. Now he is divorcing me and telling me he is taking my name from the title. We both own the property as joint tenants, but I have nothing physically there and our children are grown.
I am going to Jamaica, and want to take out a claim for J$33,000 in Kingston
I am going to Jamaica, and will be in St Elizabeth. However, someone in Kingston owes me $33,000.00 for an item I took down for them on my last visit and they still have not paid me. People in Jamaica think we over here work so that we can pick up items for them free. They do not appreciate our hard efforts and I need to teach this man a lesson because I did not give him that phone free and he knows it. He is not even working for me or offering to pick me up and carry me around when I am there.