Q: How long after termination of lease does a landlord have to present the tenant with the damages bill?
We tried to get ahold of the landlord many times and could not make contact. We never received a bill, and now, 11 months later, are being sued for the damages to the apartment. Also, our security deposit was kept.
A: Your first step is to check the specific terms of your lease. Even if an amount of time is set by statute, the lease may control.
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