Is it a law that all property agreements have to be put in writing?
Question Details: I believe that my grandmother has been taken advantage of by one of our neighbors. So I'm doing research to have all my ducks in order before proceeding with a lawsuit.
Under subparagraph 6 of your state's statutes, section 44-101, known as the "statute of frauds," an agreement to sell real estate (or any interest in or share of real estate) or to enter into a lease for longer than one year must be in writing, signed by seller or lessor, in order to be enforceable. Unwritten (oral) agreements of these types will not be enforced.
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