The lease ended 8 months ago so we have been paying month to month since then. Now my mother has been staying with me and my landlord is trying to evict us because terms of a lease. We haven't been on a lease in 8 months. I stay at my boyfriend's house 3 or 4 nights a week and she is now... Read more »
answered on Feb 10, 2023
The question is premised on an improper understanding of the legal status of "month to month". it is not correct that you do not have a lease. You do have a lease, when a written lease expires without being renewed, it typically becomes a month-to-month tenancy, subject to all the same... Read more »
This has been going on almost 6 months now. Have been consulting with Legal Services Alabama. But it seems we've reached an impasse. My biggest concern is whether apartment management will replace any items that must be discarded. But they're refusing to do that. And my renters insurance... Read more »
answered on Apr 29, 2022
This is something that an Alabama attorney is best suited to advise about, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal with the mold and the mold-induced asthma. At this point, you could reach out to injury attorneys who handle mold cases. Each state can have... Read more »
Can apartment complex violate the "Code of Alabama" Title 35 9A by charging it's tenants extra fees per month for trash removal ($5) and pest control ($10)? Who enforces the "Code of Alabama"? Who and Where do I file a complaint? Am I entitled to see the contract with the... Read more »
answered on Apr 1, 2022
For better and more specific answers to your questions you should contact an attorney directly in your area and provide him a copy of your lease agreement. An apartment complex would not be permitted to violate the Alabama Code regarding its responsibilities to tenants.
If the apartment... Read more »
7/24/21 put deposit. Was told he gave previous tenets 30 days to vacate. He was supposed to contact me if I could move in sooner. I got a message 8/24/21 saying this was the last day and to contact him, he said that he wasn't sure if the tenets were moved out because they had left some... Read more »
answered on Sep 7, 2021
I would suggest contacting an attorney to go over the specifics of your case in detail. A landlord has a duty to provide you both legal and actual possession of a property. Having prior tenants living there would violate that duty.
answered on Aug 30, 2021
If you have not already I would send a letter to your landlord making a specific request for your deposit back, and if they refuse an accounting of the defects they allege account for not returning said deposit. Give a time limit to respond. You may want to send it certified mail so that you can... Read more »
Owner's Agent notified me of owners need to inspect the premises. I requested that she wear gloves and mask. Owner said she would comply. I have extenuating health issues. Landlord has known about these issues. I was recently hospitalized for 4 days, because of a compromised immune system.... Read more »
answered on Aug 24, 2021
To give any specific advise an attorney would need to review your lease. I would suggest calling an attorney and forwarding him the lease agreement to determine a course of action appropriate to protect your interests. Because there is an upcoming showing time is of the essence. If it is a... Read more »
My alabama home lease mentions nothing about breaking the lease early, does that mean they can't charge me for breaking the lease early?
answered on Jan 13, 2021
No it does not. And the lessor can probably sue you for breach of contract for the remaining rent to be paid under the lease.
He is harrassing me to get out and says that I am a tresspasser but refuses to fire me, pay me, or give me a 30 day written notice to vacate although the Huntsville Police told him to do just that. He refuses to let me put the utilities in my name and he willfully let the utilities to be turned... Read more »
answered on Oct 20, 2020
Good grief! You need to hire a lawyer immediately! If you can’t afford one go to your nearest legal aide office! And good luck!
I have brought it to their attention, the attention of the police, I have endured a large incessantly barking dog who has barked for hours at times and romps and runs above my ceiling. This is the security officer for the complex and I have endured it for eight months. I am a reasonable person.... Read more »
answered on Oct 7, 2020
No you may not. What you can do is file a suit against your neighbor for a nuisance. But if the landlord allows pets then there is probably nothing you can do about it, except get a money damage and to do that you have to prove damages, like lost wages, emotional distress and having to be... Read more »
I have been trying for two years to get my landlord to fix my leaky roof (among other serious issues). She finally hired some *cheap* people to replace it. One of the guys fell through the roof and now there is a GIANT hole in our ceiling. Her response was very unconcerned and just said, "well... Read more »
answered on Oct 3, 2020
No you must give notice to vacate. But take lots of pictures and put everything in writing. Good luck.
I live in the state of Alabama, my dad passed away and his landlord that he rented a lot from for his mobile home is trying to sue me. He is trying to sue me for back rent and property cleanup can he do this legally?
answered on Oct 1, 2020
If you are the executor of your fathers estate he can. Also remember anyone can be sued. Whether or not they win is another story. If you were not on the lease agreement it is highly unlikely they will win. However you must defend the lawsuit. If you do nothing, they can get a judgement against... Read more »
i am purchasing a house directly through the owner and I didn't get a loan we just agreed on the payments. he takes half of the payments and puts it towards the interest and I don't understand how or if if it is legal.
answered on May 18, 2020
Unless you have a Deed and have given him a Mortgage, you have purchased nothing. That is called a Lease and you are subject to a quick Eviction, not lengthy Foreclosure. Hire a competent attorney to analyze your situation. Either buy it or leave. Do not just lease thinking you are, or will... Read more »
Girlfriend passed away and Left a handwri statement saying I could stay on her property in a house until I die
answered on Apr 26, 2020
The probate court would need to determine that the handwritten statement satisfies the requirements for a holographic will. You will probably need a probate attorney to help you.
Notice.After given the 30 day notice the corona virus shut everything down. The govenor suspended eviction notices. My question is did there 30 days start counting when the notice was given or will it start when the suspension is lifted?
answered on Apr 14, 2020
The notice to leave the premises is not an eviction proceeding being prosecuted at Court. Once the Courts open up, file your eviction suit immediately.
What is my cousin are both on the lease she does not like my boyfriend that's why the landlord is saying that but her boyfriend is allowed there. My boyfriend has broken no rules or laws on the property
answered on Apr 7, 2020
No they may not prevent him from coming in the property. However if he spends the night he could possibly evict since he’s not on the lease.
I’m a student w/ an active apt lease, I was not provided an intent to sell from PM, only day & time of showings. Apt went on mkt days after water damage (that still hasn’t been repaired) from a water heater was reported.
answered on Nov 27, 2019
Unless the Manager destroys or steals your property, what would be your damages? There is no cause of action here. Even if the Manager and Customer hurt something, how would you prove it? Generally a landlord can enter the premises.
Sold for 500k. He passed away and probate is still open . I know there is a 10yr limitation , however if I was home and wasnt advise about sale someone said I could file motion in probate for half of the sale price. Because a POA suppose to benefit the principle and since I was home I should have... Read more »
answered on Nov 18, 2019
It does sound like you need to take court action and quickly, but this is not something that you can handle on your own. You really need to seek out an experienced probate and real estate attorney to help you with this matter. It will help the attorney if you first visit the probate court and... Read more »
I am in the midst of eviction proceedings on a commercial property. Prior to the finalization of the eviction process, the LL has re-leased the property and as part of the lease, given to the new lessor my merchandise (over $250,000 worth), and moved them into the store property. I am currently... Read more »
answered on Oct 30, 2019
The short answer is that it depends on what your lease allows and how much you owe the landlord. If this is going to lose you more money than allowed under the lease, then you should bring this immediately to the attention of the Court. I strongly recommend that you hire an attorney to represent... Read more »
My mother passed away and did not have a will. My stepdad is now saying I can not have her belongings because he is upset we don’t like his girlfriend. Can my niece who is 18 and lives on the property give me permission to get them?
answered on Aug 25, 2019
If your niece is not an owner and doesn't have a written lease, then probably not. She is probably just a guest and guests do not have the right to invite other guests.
In the last paragraph under a heading of Special Provisions it states: " your right to buy out (check one) is () is not (x) limited to a particular fact situation. If limited, buyout may be exercised if only the following facts (see below) occur and any described documents are provided to us.... Read more »
answered on Apr 1, 2019
Instead of asking lawyers to advise you on important terms of a contract they have never seen, you should start by asking the landlord what happens when you want to leave early.
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