Q: Can we recover down pyt from rent to own if we have written agreement for some of the time weve been doing this
We have all cancelled checks showing part of money is rent ,additional is toward down pyt.. we never had any document notarized and we were not happy with part of agreement byt felt pressure because we had already been paying -w/o written agreement and we had no where else to move
A: It largely depends upon what the written agreement says and, in the end, what the seller/landlord admits or disputes. The only way to know much is to take everything you have in documentation to an attorney for evaluation and review. Sadly, your feeling pressured and/or having no where else to go has no legal relevance at all. If you did not have a gun put to your head and you signed a document anyway, you are likely to be bound by its terms, though there always some exceptions. Good luck.
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