Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Virginia

Q: Is it possible to be removed from a lease by an attorney when the leasing agency doesn't offer much help?

I originally signed this lease when I attended college in Richmond VA, at VCU, but sadly I made a mistake and was forced off the property by 1 roommate and I've been collecting my rent statements, and I put an ad up for the room, as the leasing agency told me to do, but as far as I know not 1 of the roommates has approved any of the people I have had contact the leasing agency. The leasing agency only filed a roommate removal request and it was denied by all of the roommates after the 1 roommate put a protective order against me which doesn't seem fair since he forced me off the property (the lease was a 2 year lease) this has caused a hiccup for my family and for my education, since the issue happened I was forced to withdraw from school and move back home and wait it out but my parents can't keep paying my rent for me as I look for enployment.

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Richard Sternberg
Richard Sternberg
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  • Potomac, MD
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: I think it is time to consult with a lawyer. There is no reasonable way you can get accurate advice in such a complex setting from an Internet search.

Bruce Alexander Minnick and Tim Akpinar agree with this answer

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