I've received a three day eviction notice from persons claiming to be the new owner of the property I live on
answered on Mar 26, 2023
Typically, when a property is sold where a tenant is residing, the new owner assumes the lease if there is one. If there is no lease, then the tenant is on a month to month lease and notice by either party is much shorter (usually 30-60 days depending on the how long the tenant has lived there).... Read more »
I'm in the state of new mexico
answered on Mar 23, 2023
Fraud depends on whether there was an intent to deceive and justifiable detrimental reliance by the target of the fraud.
It could just be a mistake.
In April my apartment living room was flooded with about 1.5 inches of water while I was at work. The management deemed it a biohazard due to potential mold and I was not allowed in my apartment and essentially evicted on the spot. 5 days after the flood I got a call from management while I was at... Read more »
answered on Oct 13, 2022
A New Mexico attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. One option is to reach out to attorneys to try to arrange a free initial consult for discussing a property loss claim. There are a number of issues to sort out here, in terms of insurance, records to validate the... Read more »
answered on Jun 30, 2019
It depends on how the lease defines what you can use the deposit for.
In the contract, it states that the $1200 I paid when I initially moved in was for first and last months rent. My roommate is now trying to claim the last month rent is actually a deposit. The contract, which was written by her, is unsigned by her so I'm unsure if what is written still holds... Read more »
answered on Mar 26, 2019
If you paid the last month's rent to the landlord then the landlord must still have the last month's rent on deposit. So if your roommate is staying in the apartment after you leave, she will (someday) have benefit of the last month's rent after you are gone. Right? IMO, she should... Read more »
Does landlord contact sheriff's dept? Is there a form to complete? Is there a fee? How long does this take once the tenant has not responded to the 3-day eviction notice?
answered on Sep 11, 2018
Good afternoon. If this is a residential property, then after the three-days notice has expired, you must go through a process known as "Restitution/Possession".
This is a Court proceeding and is dictated by a set of laws called the "Uniform Owner-Resident Relations... Read more »
My mother is now residing in MO with another brother who has been trying to get my CA brother to move the trailer off of the lot for years. What can he do to compel our brother to move the trailer? Can he file any document and publish a notice in a local legal publication? Then have it removed... Read more »
answered on Dec 27, 2017
This is an issue for a New Mexico attorney. Under Michigan law, for example, one would serve a notice to quit, paying attention to special rules applicable to manufactured homes.
Earlier this summer when heat was over 100,our bottom swamp cooler cooled house downstairs to 78-79 and upstairs 80 and above as high as 87 some days. We pay our rent every month. What can we do?
answered on Aug 9, 2017
Read your lease agreement. Write a letter to the landlord if you believe there is a breach of the lease. Notify the landlord that he is in breach if the lease agreement supports your view. Be careful before you decide to take action on your interpretation of the lease. You might want to consult a... Read more »
Also, why were they only given 3 days to move out of the house when the notice was handed to them, while the notice said 5 days?
answered on Mar 24, 2017
Without more details and this may be speculative, the bail may be based on a dollar amount that the landlord is trying to recover from past rent.
They may have been served with notice by mail, but was handed a copy later. Again, I don't have exactly enough information.
answered on Jan 21, 2017
In Colorado, it is never legal for a landlord to evict a tenant without a court order.
When cleaning the home, prior to vacating after lease termination, we(renter) found one of the exterior windows(double pane) had a diagonal crack from one corner to the other. We did not cause it and the window frame as well as window appear to be old.
Could you please provide a statute to... Read more »
answered on Jan 9, 2017
You probably need to say the city or county to answer this question, because it appears to depend on local housing codes that impose duties on landlords that tenants may enforce. In Albuquerque, the local codes state: "The windows and doors are reasonably weather-tight and, and are kept in... Read more »
answered on May 7, 2016
You might want to consider posting this question in the California section so that you can get answers from practitioners who are familiar with the the requirements in California.
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