Seattle, WA asked in Landlord - Tenant for Idaho

Q: Can a landlord charge me for damages that were not mine.

Land lord refused to give me any documentation besides for my original lease agreement and to say she was keeping my whole deposit. Everything else was verbal including:

Walk in and walk out inspection

If I cleaned the carpets I would get my deposit back

Saying that I would get my deposit back in full

I am now concerned that she will try to pursue damages against me because of the previous tenants. They are lawyers and refused to provide me with any documentation when I asked them. I was charged for 16 hours of labor at 25 dollars an hour and 200 carpet cleaning fee even after we agreed that I will and did clean the carpets.

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