Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
For now please let me know whether you have shown the lady a copy of the deeds?
Yes, I gave her a copy of what LR sent to me. I also gave her a copy of my own Deeds as they differ slightly from the deeds showing the road ownership. My deeds show I own my tiny front garden (about 4ft sq) but the deeds I got in my reasearch last year shows she owns them.
I suggested perhaps her own deeds may differ to my research deeds.
Ok, so do her deeds show her not to be the owner?
She never came back to me and seems unwilling to discuss it again, but by her response she was not shocked. I think she knew she owned it. Seems odd though because she has a one storey flat and the rest of us in the unadopted corner have 2 or 3 bed houses. Seems odd that she would be given the road to own/maintain.
Indeed. What is it you want to achieve?
I want to know my option re fixing the road. I quick internet search talked about being able to get the road adopted by local authorities. Not sure how willing they are to take them on or how long a process this would be. I guess its about what my options are and how hard it is to get a road (or part of one) readopted.
Do your deeds say she is responsible for maintaining it, or just that she owns it?
Do the LR deeds say she needs to maintain it?
Were you able to open my previous attachments?
Yes but it talks about various bits of land
All I need to know does anything say she is responsible for the upkeep
Were you able to open my previous attachements? Not sure what wording I'm looking for in the deeds does it come under a particular section?
There is nothing I can see that says she must maintain it.
Therefore unless there is anything to the contrary she does not have to
There is no obligation for her to do so
However if there is an injury or accident (damage to vehicle) then the owner may be liable
If she has been warned she is the owner, refuses to repair and there is damage then she may be liable in negligence.
But you can't make her repair until there is an issue, because there is no legal obligation in the deeds to do so
I am sorry if this is not the answer you want and certainly not the one I want to give you, but I have a duty to be honest
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Honesty is good thank you. You think I can't look at getting the road readopted as I'm not the owner?
it could be possible but you would need to speak with the Council.
The lady should not object if she maintains she is not the owner
Thank you for your comments today.
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