Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Oklahoma

Q: I'm renting a residence that I've occupied for 2 to 3 years ,rents paid up to this month and my landlord passed away.

Wife sells and she has water meter pulled. Doesn't explain why ect. I have health issues and not behind on rent. But withholding this month rent. Verbal contract I had with her husband that passed on. And she was mailed my deposit in my name from the water company. The new landlord has made no contact with me can they evict me / what can I do?

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Evan Humphreys
Evan Humphreys
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Guymon, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: Unfortunately, you have a difficult situation with no immediately clear answer. To see if the verbal lease survived the landlord's death, you should contact an attorney in your area or your local low-income legal services provider. You can find such providers here:

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