We are being evicted 1 year after we moved out. We turned the title of our mobile and keys when we terminated our month to month. They went into the mobile home the next day. We have not heard from them until today 1 year later. They want to evict us. They have the property and have gone in and out... Read more »
I can file a complaint accusing you of not painting the road in front of your house a certain shade of purple, but that doesn't mean that I am able to state a valid cause of action or have the legal grounds to prevail.
Most people don't know when a complaint is filed, until the...Read more »
My significant other passed away, we were together 17 years. The house was deeded by QC deed to me, I am also to receive half of any remaining money in his accounts. I received money for escrow and homeowners insurance previously, his mother is the personal representative, she is deducting the... Read more »
The term Personal Representative means executor. In some states, the term is executor. in Florida, it's Personal Representative. If you are the beneficiary of your SO's Will, you are entitled to everything that affects your distribution. I believe the law is that if the PR is not the sole...Read more »
You may not be able to do so. Talk to an attorney with your lease and the eviction case Number. You should have specified to the attorney exactly what you wanted- 11 months is a long time to suddenly realize there was no count for back rent.
I served a 30 day nonrenewal of my month to month tenant. I then filed eviction including lease and notice copies. Sheriff prioritizes holdover so tenant was served the next morning giving her 5 days. I don't think she's filed a response. Her 5 days were up yesterday. What do I do now? Do... Read more »
An aggregate settlement for 25 cases on a tobacco case was won in Dec. 2020. 24 cases were paid out. We just found out that information yesterday. Our settlement money was still in this firms trust account after 9 months. I believe that they caught this mistake because one more tobacco case we... Read more »
Have you asked them to send you the money? What's the real issue? Nobody except the law firm of whom you are a client would know why 9 months have transpired and no call. Perhaps they were waiting for the other case to settle and pay everything at once. Who knows? did you ask them the same...Read more »
My current lease expires on Oct 31 and my rent is due tomorrow but I cannot pay it without the name and address of the new owners. My lease agreement says I must give 30 days notice to vacate or pay an additional months rent. which I obviously can't given the circumstances. I cannot afford to... Read more »
Go to your county property appraiser website and see if the new deed has been recorded. That your present landlord won't tell you to whom to send the rent is ridiculous and may be his way of cheating the new LL out of the rent. Maybe not.
We own a house since beginning of 2010 and rent it for less than 30 days period since then without any problem with our neighbours. Today the HOA ask us for ceasing it as they voted a rule in 2014 so after our purchase . Do they have the right for that ?
We’ve been living at our residence for 3 years. Our landlord is selling the house and our lease ends September 30. We’ve been trying to find a home but it’s been very hard because the rental industry right now is very low. We’ve been working endlessly to find a home to move out but we just... Read more »
She is not evicting you because you can't find a home. She is evicting you because you would be staying past the end of your lease, and she has elected to not renew it. Your issue with finding a house is not her issue, its yours. She doesn't have to give you a reason to not renew your...Read more »
If the landlord is not required by your lease to provide A/C, then it has no obligation to fix your A/C, as the landlord is not required to furnish A/C under the law. You are not allowed to withhold rent under these circumstances, else you face the prospect of eviction.
A request for rental assistance was submitted a month or so ago. The status is still showing "Submitted" with no way to check for further details. Approval is expected per the qualification guidelines. The landlord has filed a civil action, and the process server has served the... Read more »
He went to Jamaica to get the marriage annulled but got really sick and died 2 days after he arrived in Jamaica before he had a chance to do so. Is she still entitled to a percentage of his estate that she never visited or lived in or contributed to here in Florida?
I’m working with a company I’ve defaulted on due to Covid hardship. I’ve sent everything and now they’re requesting to see my bank statements. My personal account over laps at times with my fiancée business account. I try not to let it happen. But there are times he needs me to do things... Read more »
You are attempting to resolve a claim that a creditor has with you. They've asked for some documents which you've provided, and now they want bank statements. Are they allowed to ask for bank statements?
Of course they can ask for them. Creditors ask for bank statements all the...Read more »
I have to guess what your question is. So here goes: you have a roommate. You paid the rent in full to the landlord, but your roommate was supposed to pay half. When you demanded his half, he told you that he wasn't paying anything. Now you want to know whether you or the Landlord can evict...Read more »
I am currently 23, living with my girlfriend(20), we are both working 40 hours a week, renting from my aunt and uncle, who also run a logging company, that are honorably managed landlords. They do have 6 other rentals that are not rented to other family members. They hire cheap local... Read more »
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