Q: Ex-husband jail release 2/19. He burned down my house, stalked me and hit me. Landlord waive break-lease fee law for me?
Want to know if there's a law in my favor to move without fee for breaking my lease just renewed in Nov 2017.
A: North Carolina law does afford special protection for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, in relation to early termination of rental agreements in Section 42-45.1 of the North Carolina General Statutes.
The N.C. General Assembly's unofficial copy of the statute is available at:
I am not your attorney and am unsure if you qualify under this law; contact an attorney in your state directly if you have questions.
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