A lease that prohibits pets is valid, but ESA is an exception and if certified by a licensed physician the landlord has to allow the ESA. However, you can be evicted if the ESA becomes a nuisance or otherwise disrupts other tenant's quiet enjoyment of their premises.
My roommate and I are both international students who signed a rental agreement with a person who was subletting her apartment to us (California). The rental agreement was an ePDF and we electronically signed it and sent it to her in May 2019 through Whatsapp. However, she changed the late fee... Read more »
I was selected in a program that has now deferred their start date due to CoVID. They requested a sizable deposit to secure my position in the program for their initial start date. The program no longer fits my timeline and they have refused to refund the deposit. What can I do in this situation?
I agree with Mr. Kaufman that you may need an attorney to sort this out. However, your question does not indicate whether you have contacted the university directly to find out what there policy is, and what writing is it based on. Some schools have a refund policy based upon a timeline that...Read more »
I agree with Mr. Juarez, but there are additional things that you should know.
There are requirements for testing before a commercial demolition.Those requirements include the following: The asbestos survey must be conducted by a Certified Asbestos Consultant. The survey must be completed...Read more »
I'm the only one on lease but landlord was informed about roommates but didn't have them fill out applications. I'm in california lived here 6 years and am on a month to month lease. If I move completely out and gave proper notices to everyone can landlord sue me if roommates dont... Read more »
I filled out a rental application, was approved, paid the deposit and received keys and a receipt for a two bedroom apartment. Did NOT sign lease right away cuz landlord couldn't print it, printer acting up. Was promised the lease later that day. Received a text message about an hour later... Read more »
You can break your lease if the landlord has materially breached the lease - meaning the landlord has not performed an important duty that is subject to the lease. If the landlord has been performing their part pursuant to the terms of the lease then they are entitled to the rent.
I was scheduled to receive $75,000 at age 35 and $375,000 at age 45 through a structured settlement that was created after my father passed away. At age 22, about 10 years ago, I sold a portion of my structured settlement for a lump sum of money. I was about 22 at the time. The judge in San Diego... Read more »
Your description of your legal issues raises more questions than answers. In order to get an informed legal opinion from an attorney you need to retain an attorney for a consultation. Be thorough with your facts, and bring all relevant documents to the consultation, which will consume at least 1...Read more »
Me and My Soon to be Ex-partner leaded this place, and now he wants to end the lease on his Part. We brought it up to the landlord and they said if he moves out I need to re-apply for the financial screening, the problem is his income is what helped us get this apartment, I have a way less income... Read more »
If you both signed the lease then you have joint and several liability - meaning that each of you individually is liable for the rent. Providing the rent is paid each month the landlord has no power to declare a lease void, or require the remaining tenant to meet certain financial requirements....Read more »
The State of CA under the Covid 19 emergency has told tenants, broadly, that they do not have to pay rent to their landlords for up to 90 days. This, in spite of the fact that a legal contract exists between tenant and landlord. Can this be considered a "seizure" without due process under... Read more »
It is not a seizure because the government isn't taking anything. A pandemic singularly triggers emergency government powers to become effective that would otherwise lay dormant. Further the state is not tearing up a contract. The tenant is breaching the contract by not paying rent, and you...Read more »
I signed a forfeiture agreement that accelerated my stock vesting and required me to stay with the company for a couple of years. My family is sick and because of COVID 19 we can't hire a baby sitter and I have to take care of my kids and my wife and can't give more than 100% of my time... Read more »
Your situation is complex and I don't think you can expect to get an informed response from any lawyer with the brief information that you provided. Even if you provide a lot more facts that is not enough. You need to consult a lawyer, and provide him/her with copies of your forfeiture...Read more »
I signed a "proposal and purchase agreement" for HVAC work for my home. I signed it on March 15, work is originally scheduled for March 30-April 3 but I had to postpone it until end of April. However, with the economic uncertainty due the pandemic, I might back out of this agreement... Read more »
Was suppose to go to Rome from San Diego on 4/23. Paid $2055 with insurance for 2 people and hotel. I understand in the midst of covid-19 things are hectic... anyways they are only offering me $439 for the flights and roughly $780-$800 for the hotel. Which means I’m only getting back $1236 ish.... Read more »
First of all, as you know, life has totally changed as we know it. Hopefully, it will get back better, but I don't know if things will get back to normal. Getting business services to "serve" is very sketchy. If you are in communication with the company that you contracted with...Read more »
lawyer filed my case in appeals on her decsion , then filed a motion to withdraw and sent me a letter declining further representation. then without my knowledge withdrew her withdraw. she is back on the case with out asking me. 1) doesn't she have to ask me if i want her to get back on the... Read more »
I agree with Mr. Sisco. However, if you are unable to work through what has happened with the attorney, and why, to your satisfaction, it may be worth it to you to consult another attorney regarding your circumstances, and provide more details as to what happened along the way to the current...Read more »
Your question is not crystal clear to me but I'll do my best. If you sold the truck and there was a lien on it at the time I assume you had a loan to buy the truck and it was not paid off. That should be reflected on the pink slip and you should have explained that to the buyer....Read more »
Due to the corona virus, all my college classes are online. I signed an one year apartment lease and I still have 6 months left. Is there any way I can break my lease legally? This apartment has a roach infestation that we repeatedly asked the landlord to fix but she hasn't done anything about... Read more »
Generally, you cannot break your lease unless the landlord has breached the lease, with a material breach - meaning it cannot be for something minor. However, a roach infestation is not minor and goes directly to HABITABILITY. Hopefully, you have a written record, letters or emails, that inform...Read more »
I currently see there's a class action lawsuit against the company Zapporoo. I have also used this company for services and that have not been rendered. I would like to understand what steps did to be taken to pursue a lawsuit to receive the money that i have given to this company
You need to contact the attorney that is representing the Plaintiffs. If that information is not readily available there must be information out there that will enable to determine what courthouse is handling the case and you can get the attorney information there. Good luck.
I've practiced law for 20+ years and I do not believe it is customary. I do not keep any of my client's documents except copies of wills, trusts, contracts that I was involved in providing legal services. However, if the attorney is representing the client's interest as a...Read more »
My friend got a dui and there were two people in the car. She was told by a police officer friend that if both of them say they weren’t driving, another person was and basically make up a person, say the friend was driving and ran That they can’t prove who was driving the ca and... Read more »
You have several issues here surrounding your question. The standard of proof for conviction is "beyond a reasonable doubt" that your friend was driving, and that an acceptable scientifical test was performed that your friend was under the influence based upon the blood alcohol level as...Read more »
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