Norman, OK asked in Landlord - Tenant for Oklahoma

Q: I live in Oklahoma can my old landlord charge me for damages after I moved out? If so how long does he have to charge me

It’s been 21 days since I moved out, haven’t received deposit back or a letter of deductions.

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Doak Willis

Answered
  • Tahlequah, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: Yes he can charge you for damages if there are damages. If you left the premises in good condition when you moved then you should contact him and set a time to go over the premises if he claims damages. At that point you will know if your going to get your deposit back or not. The time limitation is just as long as you do nothing. Since he has your deposit, he won't be contacting you. You must contact him if you feel you have money coming back to you.

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