Asked in Consumer Law for Illinois

Q: What options do I have if potential landlord won't return partial deposit I paid

Sent a money order for $100 to apartment manager in WI to reserve apartment per our agreement by email. As full deposit is $300. Its a low income aparyment.

But should I decide not to move would they return it or would cancelling money order work?

I once did money order for order took to bank and bank refunded me for uncashed money order. Not sure if would work in this situation

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1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: An Illinois attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. There's no guarantee all posts are picked up, but you could try reposting under Landlord-Tenant for better chances of a response. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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