Selling a property is not a reason to terminate a lease unless there is a specific provision in the lease agreement, so I don't believe you have to leave. If you want to leave early, it sounds like the landlord is willing to agree to a release and maybe even pay you to leave, but if you want...Read more »
Unfortunately, not. You can give notice and end the month to month tenancy and then file for eviction with the courts, but you can't simply change the locks. If you decide to hire a lawyer to help, I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help. Good luck.
This man was just evicted from my home but he left all of his belongings with his girlfriend who still lives as my house. She states I can't get rid of it though because it now belongs to her. These belongings now take up 3 of my rooms and I can't take it anymore. Please help!
I live at an apartment complex and every weekend the amount of partying is unimaginable. Sometimes our building will shake, you can hear the music from three buildings over, people ring our doorbell and our neighbors throughout the night, people are yelling in the courtyard, and more. We have even... Read more »
You'd have to give your landlord a 21/30 notice to remediate the violations and if the violations continue after the 21 day period then you could terminate on day 30. If you go this route, I'd suggest you hire an attorney to draft the notice and I'm sure anyone who responds would be...Read more »
It really depends on the specifics of the job and the terms of contract. If the contractor is 1 day late that probably would not be a basis to cancel the entire contract unless there was very specific language in the agreement. You should have an attorney review the agreement with you and I'm...Read more »
I was sold a cilajet warranty with my car. I called to make a claim and the company says it was never submitted by the dealer. The dealership had no contracts with the company that they sold me the warranty for. Im paying on the warranty for nothing. I have the original contract. The manager... Read more »
You should sue the dealership for the cost of the warranty you "bought" and the cost of the repairs you're going to make that would have been covered under the warranty. You certainly have a breach of contract claim and possibly a fraud claim. If you decide to hire a lawyer, I'm...Read more »
I gave the person a 30 day notice to vacate and now that person has stated that they're not leaving. What are my options for having them removed? It's a simple lease with the basic message that terms are based on a month to month sign agreement. Also, in the 30 day notice I mentioned... Read more »
You'd have to evict the person if they do not vacate at the end of the 30 day period. The police will not likely do anything in a landlord-tenant dispute. If you decide to hire a lawyer to help, I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help with the eviction. Good luck.
You have a reasonable argument that you have been constructively evicted -- essentially forced to leave the property due to the conditions. I say reasonable b/c 58 degrees is some heat, but obviously not an ideal amount. If you can document the lack of heat and corresponding temperatures, in case...Read more »
If the lease is up, you can provide a notice to terminate the month to month tenancy even if the tenant doesn't want to leave. If the lease is not up, then you're a bit stuck. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help you sort out the details if you decide to hire a lawyer. Good luck!
We gave the tenants 30 day vacate notice in July. They stopped paying rent since. We filed non-rent payment with the court and obtained the judgment and possession of the house in October. However we couldn’t evict them since they provided the CDC declaration. They just paid their December... Read more »
The month-to-month lease they signed states I must give at least 30 days notice - i gave 45. I need to move back into my house. Tenant now (30 days after notification) states they are protected under Federal COVID eviction moratorium and will not leave. Is this true? They are willing to pay another... Read more »
The moratorium is related to evictions for non-payment of rent, so you should be able to proceed with an eviction to terminate a month to month tenancy. If you decide to hire a lawyer, I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help. Good luck.
I was a victim of slander on a national news television program by falsely being labeled as a member of a hate group. Due to this rhetoric, I’m fearful that my family and I may be targeted and im also concerned for the potential affects this may cause with my place of employment. *Possibly class... Read more »
Possibly. The media has more protection as it relates to defamation than a private individual, but if you could prove the statement was said with malice then you'd have a claim. This probably wouldn't be a class action type case, unfortunately. I'm sure anyone who responds would be...Read more »
If your lease allows you to terminate the tenancy with 60 days notice if you move back then this is an option, but if this provision is not in the lease, then you may not be able to simply terminate. If you decide to hire a lawyer to review your lease or assist, I'm sure anyone who responds...Read more »
In your response, you state "but you do have to go through the court process and the moratorium does not apply in this case". Do you mean I would need to get an Unlawful Detainer to remove the son who is living there illegally? Many thanks for your invaluable assistance!
The son is NOT on the lease, does NOT pay rent, and a number of years ago was evicted from an apartment in the same building. I was not informed that he was coming and, when I realized he was here, I thought he was here only to visit her, but he has not moved on after nearly three months, even... Read more »
The son doesn't appear to have any tenancy rights, so notice is not required to evict him (but notice would be required before you could evict mom), but you do have to go through the court process (and the moratorium does not apply in this case). Hope this helps and I'm sure anyone who...Read more »
My best friend was being contacted and followed by a man she waited on a few years ago. We went and got an emergency protective order then followed it up in court to get it extended for a year. It ran out in August of this year and on tuesday of this week the messages started again. What is our... Read more »
Virginia - I gave 60+day notice to vacate in August to break lease. Paid both September and October, so that I would not have to pay the large fees at end of October, which was the end of 60 days. Should I have paid another two 2 months?
It really depends on the language of your lease. If you paid for 60 days and vacated, then you shouldn't have to pay an additional 60 days, but again, it really depends on what your lease says. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help if you decide to hire a lawyer. Good luck.
There's no such thing as a 30 day notice to leave. The landlord has to give you a chance to correct the alleged violation and then if the violation is not corrected, the landlord could start an eviction proceeding with the court. While having more occupants than permitted could be viewed as a...Read more »
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