Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Florida

Q: 3 day notice

I advised our landlord we only had some our rent one morning, they accepted it then that afternoon posted a 3 day notice which is over the amount we owe, also charging us for utilities over $300 a month when another tenant is also using them and never informed us of that, one of our windows doesn't lock and another is broken and has yet to be fixed is there anything I can legally do?

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Jennifer Mantoni
Jennifer Mantoni
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Port Charlotte, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Pay whatever you think you owe immediately. Advise your landlord in writing that the amounts on the notice are not accurate. Provide them proof of this. If they file for eviction you need to immediately respond to the complaint and deposit what amounts you think are past due into the court registry and file a motion to determine rent.

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