Grants Pass, OR asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for South Carolina

Q: My landlord emailed me my lease on 10/15/20 but there is not dates on the lease. it states it’s a 12 month lease. valid?

1 Lawyer Answer

A: Generally speaking, if both parties signed it and there is other evidence available of when it was signed and returned (emails, metadata, etc.) it is likely valid for 12 months from the date of signing. Alternatively, if there is a date block on the signature line, that date may be used. Lease and contract issues however are very fact-specific and it is recommended that you have this lease reviewed by a licensed attorney.

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