A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you speak with a local attorney, many courts nationwide do not look kindly on the idea of waiving liability for injury in general. It could depend on how a waiver was written. Good luck
Was sued for breaking a 2yr rental contract. 3 months into the new rental with exgirlfriend, i was told by police that I could not return to the property because of( arguing with exgirlfriend). She stay in rental for a year then abandoned it. I missed court so the judge said I owe 30,000. I'm... Read more »
You do not mention when your court date is, however, you need to go about hiring an attorney between now and then. If you are able to hire an attorney before then, then he (ad you) will decide whether or not to seek a continuance. If you do not think you will be able to hire an attorney before...Read more »
Neighbors moved in and made sexual passes at my minor daughters, use my drive way for their drug sales, wall around with guns bigger than me. I spoke with my landlord and he agreed to let Me out of my lease now won't give my deposit back. I owe him no rent and the home is just as I got it
If you did not fulfill the terms of your lease, then you are subject to forfeiting your deposit. If you and your landlord agreed that you would receive your deposit back, then that may be a different scenario.
This is about a rental agreement in Louisiana. I was never notified about incurring the late fees during the months the late fees would have occurred. Now that I have moved out and the landlord is taking his time returning my security deposit, he says he must go back and total up the late fees that... Read more »
Without reviewing your written lease one cannot provide an answer with finality. That said, and subject to what's written in your lease as the written lease can modify some provisions of the law. So, if you have not done so, then I would contact the landlord in writing and request return of...Read more »
I constantly called and texted about having no AC. The summer before it was out for almost the whole summer. The workmanship is subpart at best because now I don't have an operating thermostat. I have to turn the AC/heater on through the breaker box. It seems like a fire hazard. Due to the... Read more »
The terms of your lease would apply. Many leases state exactly how you have to notify the landlord of the problems you're having - for instance, it may have to be in writing. You should speak with an attorney that handles landlord/tenant matters to review your lease and counsel you on the...Read more »
My mother was legal guardian of my stepdads grandson. He is now over 18 but still lives with my mom. There is no tenant-landlord relationship as he's a bum. He's crossed the line one too many times and I'm just finding out about this. The local sheriff's are saying my mom... Read more »
If he has been living there with her permission, she would have to evict him. If she lives in city court jurisdiction, she would have to file to have him evicted in city court. Otherwise, she needs to contact her Justice of the Peace to file with him. If she has any questions about how to...Read more »
I was served twice with notice to vacate once by her the day was Thursday but she posted it on a Friday, then her daughter posted the second one, and then I was served with an eviction notice by the constable and I have 5 days. February 7th 2022 I have to appear before the Justice of the Peace.... Read more »
My father passed away this year and my mother is living with my sister for care as she has alzheimer's. One of my brothers is being allowed to live in the house because he would probably be homeless as my father was supporting him. We received a two from a neighbor that he may have several... Read more »
Anyone can always sue but the real question is whether or not you have a good chance to recover. You do not indicate whether or not you have filed a claim against the homeowner insurance, but if not, I recommend you do that first (and immediately) and see what position the homeowner insurance...Read more »
My damages are severe because I have had to see my psychiatrist to increase my meds and relive trauma with my therapist. I now feel they are retaliating because they stated they were doing a 2nd inspection and took pictures of my apartment. Brought 2 people so I could not possibly monitor both of... Read more »
A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. You could reach out to local firms to see if they would offer a free initial consult. Despite the distress this caused for you, you'd want to know if it's something that a...Read more »
My apartment has been without an A/C for 3weeks+, there is mold everywhere, the ceilings are leaking terribly due to hurricane IDA and my leasing office tells me they will fix the air but I have been there without anyone attempting to work on my apartment for the whole time and the place is... Read more »
Repairs will be delayed due to the hurricane. You could likely get out of your lease without penalty, or your landlord may decide to give you given discounted rent due to the inconvenience. If you are trying to get out of your lease talk to an experienced real estate/contract attorney.
The tenant contacted me at the beginning of the month and broke their lease with 2 months remaining. They cite the hurricane as the reason. There is damage to the property and mold has developed as there has not been any power in the area since Aug. 29th. Can they break the lease with no... Read more »
I went through eviction process one the case in JP court. The tenant filed an appeal in civil ct but did not file an appeal bond. She owes me approx 19k to date. The judge accepted the appeal set a court date for 2 months away. In the tenants appeal she lied throughout it nothing she said was... Read more »
An appeal from JP court has different requirements/deadlines than other courts. Also, if an appeal bond is needed and no appeal bond was posted, then that can be grounds to dismiss the appeal. Your post asks about a "response" to an appeal which I am not sure if you meant an answer to...Read more »
If you live in a Apartments Complex that’s gated. Is it a law that tents has to have insurance on they pit bulls in Louisiana. The landlord only make them pay him and when I question him he said oh no, Nobody can’t have pits over here but they over here they be running around at times. Also in... Read more »
This is kind of a two part question. One is what I would call an unlawful eviction and the other is that I injured myself while being forced to vacate our home during the ice storm. On Feb 4th 2021 the Marshall posted on the premise a notice for use to be in court on Feb 11th. He never knocked on... Read more »
A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal and your injuries. At this point, your best option might be to reach out to local attorneys to discuss. You could use the link above (Find-a-Lawyer), or you could search on your own....Read more »
A landlord can charge certain fees and designate them as non-refundable. Some of these fees could include charges upon your leaving the premises at the conclusion of your stay/lease/agreement. I would not call this a nonrefundable deposit, although I have seen written agreements characterizing...Read more »
You need to pay for a review of the contract by an attorney and bring the entire lease. The 60 day notice provision, if accurately represented, is "valid" because parties may contract on any matter not prohibited by law. Your question is unclear on how you think you can recover 60 days...Read more »
My mom tries to kick me out a lot but I refuse to leave because I'm 17. She says she legally can kick me out now but I know that legally I can leave on my own but she can't kick me out. She's also threatened to give me a criminal record but I don't drink, smoke do drugs,... Read more »
I signed a lease and paid deposit and first month rent. Next day I told the landlord I wasn't interested anymore. She said if she get someone in the house unit within 3 months that I will be off the hook. She rented the house the very next month. New tenant was living there. I checked my... Read more »
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