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Q: My home was damaged in the hurricane, landlord is refusing to fix it. The home is unsafe And she's now evicting me

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Answered on Oct 26, 2016

No. Florida Statute 83.5 provides that

"... (c) Nothing in this part authorizes the tenant to raise a noncompliance by the landlord with this subsection as a defense to an action for possession under s. 83.59. ...".

Section 83.60 provides that

"... 2) In an action by the landlord for possession of a dwelling unit, if the tenant interposes any defense other than payment, including, but not limited to, the defense of a defective 3-day notice, the tenant shall pay...
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Q: I renunced my american citizenship in sweden 2 years ago, and left with my syrian citizenship and

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for New Jersey on
Answered on Oct 26, 2016

You may not be able to return to the US. Your situation is both unique and complicated. You would not be considered as a Syrian refugee.
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Q: Can an Indian citizen sue a US organisation?

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Answered on Oct 26, 2016

You could sue them, even though you are not a US citizen, however, you will have to pay your own legal fees and costs, so it may not be cost effective to sue them. Good luck.
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Q: My father abandoned our family when I was a little kid. Now he's old and in bad health - who's responsible for his care?

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Answered on Oct 26, 2016

None of the children have any obligation to him.
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Q: My husband and I are separated He refuses to let me see my children and has now sent our daughter live with her grandma.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Landlord - Tenant for Georgia on
Answered on Oct 26, 2016

You can file for divorce and ask for an emergency hearing. As a practical matter, the grandmother has no right to take your child so have you tried calling the police and just going to pick her up?
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