Umpire hasn't ruled on differences presented by each appraiser, yet he has suspended the appraisal and threatens to terminate it because the insured is unable to pay the umpires invoice for service up to just prior to the hearing.
Additionally, the invoice is being contested because... View More
Under California Insurance Code Section 2071, an umpire appointed to participate in an insurance appraisal has the authority to suspend or terminate the appraisal process if necessary. The umpire may take this action if it becomes apparent that the appraisal process is not being conducted in...View More
In general, landlords do not have the right to enter a tenant's yard or throw away a tenant's belongings without the tenant's permission. Landlords must generally give advance notice before entering a rental property, unless there is an emergency or the tenant has given prior...View More
My landlord never gave me my contract to sign and after a year he was trying to evict me and so we went to court and he showed a contract that I "signed electronically". I never signed this contract, what can I do?
Forgery by definition, is illegal and a landlord cannot forge a tenant's signature on a lease agreement or any other document. If you believe that your landlord forged your initials or signature on a lease contract that you never signed, you may have grounds to take legal action against your...View More
The pool has been open a total of apprx. 2 1/2 mo. Since my 4 children and I moved in April 6th 2019. The pool man comes like clockwork every week to maintain the pool.The playground has been taped off since the beginning of the pandemic. There are no plans of reopening. My rent has gone up 3 xs.... View More
It depends on what your lease says about the amenities. Typically, amenities are not included in the lease and would have no bearing on your rent. You can ask your landlord about this and see what their position is.
You should consult with an attorney that specializes in landlord-tenant law immediately. Unlawful Detainers have short response times. If you were served personally with the summons, you must file a response in 5 days or you may be defaulted which means you can lose the case.
My daughter said she will kill herself if I stop her from talking to this 13 year old girl I don't know what to do . Can I file a restraining order ? My daughter does have a Psychiatry list and she speaks with a counsellor already . But I think this girl is influencing her.
My partner and I just purchased a duplex in CA. Both renters were given 60 day notice. One renter moved out before closing and the seller gave back his deposit. The other tenant has not vacated and we took possession of the property. In our closing paper work no deposit money for tenant was put in... View More
As the buyer of the duplex, you "step into the shoes" of the previous owner. Which means the seller should have given you the deposit, which is held in trust for the tenant. Since the seller did not give you the deposit, you will likely be out of the money unless you request the deposit...View More
While looking at a house, a prospective tenant thought she was opening a closet door but fell down the basement stairs that were actually behind the inward-swinging door. The stairs had no landing or handrails. What is the liability of the agent?
Typically the owner of the house is liable for any incidents that occur on the property. That being said, there are so many factors that can determine liability one way or another. One thing to consider is whether the agent showing the property was aware and had a duty to warn.
Make sure you have notified your landlord that you are unable to due to covid reasons otherwise you may waive your right to assert any of those covid protections as a defense to an unlawful detainer action if your landlord files one against you.
After moving out landlord informed me that I had scratched his kitchen cabinets and will be deducting $350 for resurfacing them along with $170 cleaning fee from my $2200 security deposit. Is he allowed to deduct anything from my deposit since he failed to give me the Pre Move Out inspection?
There is white paint on driver's door of his black car, which was backed into spot left of me. I have silver car with no damage on it. They dropped it off at paint shop today and texted me price to pay.
You should try to explain to him that you did not cause this damage to his car. It is always better to try to resolve these matters by talking to your landlord directly to find an amicable resolution. However, if he insists that you caused the damages, he will have to file a lawsuit against you to...View More
Complained unreasonable slamming/banging of walls and doors since Oct 2020, landlord told me to record duration and how many times, nothing done. Called police, incident report late March. Demand letter from atty sent April 8th to neighbor, a copy to landlord. Last week, neighbor tenant made... View More
I am getting sued for damages and personal suffering. The date to appear is june 4th 2021. I am no longer working for the company and the company has gone under since then. Should I appear by myself or should I contact amazons legal department and see if they can help?
If you have been served paperwork for unlawful detainer or any papers from your landlord, you should contact an attorney immediately. There are many attorneys on Justia that can help you in this area. Landlord-tenant law is a very complex and technical field. You must let the attorney know what...View More
If you have been served paperwork for unlawful detainer or any papers from your landlord, you should contact an attorney immediately. There are many attorneys on Justia that can help you in this area. Landlord-tenant law is a very complex and technical field. If you need further assistance, please...View More
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