Invalidating a house rental agreement
Other times they can involve easements, missing mortgage discharges, or adverse possession. Oh, and the sister and her husband lived in Queens, NY all their lives!
Emphasizing the fact that the seller’s agent signed his name “Tim” at the end of the critical text message, the judge found that the text message was sufficiently “signed” under the Statute of Frauds to constitute a binding agreement at the culmination of the previous communications and unsigned letters of intent.
The seller then refused to sign the Letter of Intent with St. Intersection of 17th Century Statute of Frauds with 21st Century Text Messages In Massachusetts, the Statute of Frauds requires that contracts for the sale of real state must be in writing signed by the party (or agent) to be charged.
In the old days of pen and paper, application of the Statute was quite simple.
Cost and Time Quiet title actions are not for the faint of heart or inexperienced attorneys.
Only a handful of lawyers in Massachusetts do these on a regular basis, and I happen to be one of them.