I have been living in my house for 62 years. My mother recently passed away and the house went into her trust fund. The lawyered asking me to pay a large amount of money for rent. I can’t afford it, I am a military veteran and I’m on a fixed income. Please help. Thanks
On the summons and complaint that you received, there is a list of non-profit attorneys that you can contact and will provide you representation and a good defense for free. You need to also file an answer as soon as possible , and if you need help you can go to the self-help center at the...View More
Despite numerous complaints to the tenant, the tenant has allowed its dog to continue to defecate outside its unit to the annoyance of other tenants in other units and to the neighbors. In addition, the tenant has allowed water to flood at least 3 times to where it is entering the unit below,... View More
No you can't just terminate. You must first give a notice to cure the dog defecation with specifics as far as dates, witnesses. I also recommend taking pictures and video beforehand, during the notice period, and after. I would even suggest putting cameras in the common areas if...View More
Person signed a lease February 1, moved in, never paid rent or deposit (wrote bad checks for this). Never returned to property after outrunning sheriff during police stop on March 7 (has 6 warrants). Left all belongings but sent movers to retrieve some of belongings March 31. Texted landlord... View More
You need to serve (post and mail) a notice of Abandonment of Real Property. Wait 14 days after service and if you do not hear anything back, change the locks. Following that, you must then mail a notice of Abandonment of Person Property. You have to wait 18 days. If tenant contacts you, they have...View More
An unlawful detainer case was sealed by the courts following our settlement agreement. Does that mean neither of us can talk about it? Are there any restrictions for either myself or my former landlord?
sealing means that the record of the case, including settlement, is not avaiable to the public other than the parties. Parties to the lawsuit may discuss with others, although should not, but it is hard to enforce that because it is hard to establish if one person talked to another.
Yes absolutely. It is a statutory requirement. If you offer and they decline because of COVID-19 , that’s fine, but you still have to offer a walk through at least two weeks before the vacate date.
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