Me that she had sent a letter certified mail and gave me a copy of certified mail receipt. when i looked up tracking number it said it was delivered to another state.She said she sent me to collections .What can I do ?The letter was mailed 25 days after my move out date and I never received a... Read more »
When you moved out, did you give them a forwarding address? Did they mail the notice to an address you had in the past? You should review the matter with an experienced landlord-tenant attorney. The attorney may be able to represent you on a contingency basis and recover their fees from the...Read more »
Air conditioning is not mandatory but it may be considered a material part of the lease agreement and the tenant may be able to terminate the lease if you do not get it repaired. The tenant may also decide to fix the problem and deduct the cost from the rent. The tenant should give the landlord a...Read more »
You can generally evict a tenant by filing an eviction action in county court. you first need to serve the tenant with a three day notice for non-payment of rent. You should consider using an attorney to handle the eviction.
*** Dennis Chen, Attorney - dennisATchenlawDOTnet...Read more »
The amount of late fee charged is probably okay but depends on the actual monthly rent. If the tenant is paying $100/month rent then late fees that work out to greater than 50% will probably be considered unreasonable by the judge. If the monthly rent is $2,000, a judge will probably find it...Read more »
Landlord has not written or contacted us as to why he will not return deposit. The deposit was for rental in college town. Child is living in different rental now in same town but I live in Ponte Vedra. Do I have to go to Tallahassee to file claim or can I do it from here.
Legal disclaimer: No attorney-client relationship is created by answering questions in this public forum. If you wish to create an attorney-client relationship, you must contact me directly and sign a...Read more »
It depends on the notice you are referring to. If it is a three day notice from the landlord, it means that if you do not pay the money owed or move out within three business days the landlord can sue for eviction. The landlord then files the eviction action in court and you will be served with a...Read more »
A Satisfaction of Mortgage should have been recorded in the official records for the county where your property is located. Check with your recording office to determine if they have done so. The lender generally has thirty days to record the satisfaction. *** Dennis Chen, Attorney -...Read more »
You bought the property after a HOA foreclosure sale. Your ownership interest should still be subject to the outstanding mortgage. There is probably another entity administering the loan and I do not believe you will be able to remove their mortgage.
You will have to remove the sellers by bringing a law suit. You should contact an attorney for help with this matter. This is not an eviction action since there is no landlord-tenant relationship. An ejectment action is probably the best choice depending on the terms of the short sale...Read more »
An Order of Dismissal means that the eviction was dismissed. It could mean that the eviction was dismissed by the judge because the landlord did not do what he was supposed to do or the landlord could have dismissed the eviction after reaching an agreement with the tenant. A copy of the Order of...Read more »
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.