Rochester, NY asked in Landlord - Tenant for New York

Q: How do I go about a subpoena I received regarding a old apartment I lived at it say I owe money cause I broke my lease

I need some some help I received a subpoena regarding a old apartment I live at that saying I have to answer a questionnaire and that I owe them money for a back rent for me breaking my lease, I did break my lease but it was due to there negligence the apartment was infested with bedbugs my children was bitten and I lost my entire home furniture clothes anything you came possibly name all due to the infestation i had reached out to management about the bed bug when living there but nothing was resolved !!! I do have photos of my children with marks around their bodies from the bed bugs I also have videos of the apartment showing the bed bugs everywhere in the apartment i had to make a choice to better my children and take them out of that living situation so now I really don’t know how to go about this

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Sandra M. Colatosti
Sandra M. Colatosti
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Licensed in New York

A: Sounds like you received an information because your former landlord already obtained a judgment against you.

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