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Q: So I live in an apartment in Kentucky and they haven’t fixed my hot water or AC and it’s been over 14 days

We saw in the lease we had to submit the paperwork online for it to be fixed and did so , it’s been longer than 14 days since we called but 14 since we put in paperwork on 05/02/22 , and are caught up on rent

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Q: In a eviction/unlawful detainer court for none payment of rent, what is the subject matter in that court ?

A person files a civil complaint for neglect of housing conditions and possible fraudulent inspections in one of two district court divisions, then receives a eviction notice for nonpayment of rent to be held in the other division court.

Can the eviction court pass the subject matter... Read more »

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Q: Can my landlord come to the house I live in and just throw my property away without even asking me.

It was carpeting interior to my 68 Chevy that was located in the back of the house on a concrete patio that no one could see or be in anyone's way. He had no business throwing it away.

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Q: My roommate hasn’t paid rent in a year and now I’m facing eviction what do I do?

I have digital proof through venmo and cash app showing me sending money for my half of rent.

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Q: I have been paying my half of rent to my roommate which he has taken and not paid rent at all, what do I do?

We are now facing eviction, I do have records of me (sending payments)

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Q: Do I have to wait a certain amount of days?

Hello, my dilemma is that I have let a friend and her daughter live with me (my property) for just under 2 months now, she has never paid me any rent or offered any services in exchange for her stay. I told her she would have to find another place to live, which she has. She has not came back to... Read more »

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Q: I'm campground manager. Tenant has left RV for months & and refuses to move it. How do I handle this?

He has not paid anything in several months and is causing me to lose rentals.

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Q: My husband left too much stuff (all his) on front porch of rental. Landlord threatened eviction. Can I legally toss it?

My husband is also on the lease. I don't want to loose my home over his stuff and I've heard debating answers about whether I can toss it or not.

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Q: Is it legal for a landlord to charge a "non refundable pet deposit"and a "monthly pet fee" ?? In Kentucky

Property manager stated verbally and in emails that a pet deposit of $250 and monthly pet fee of $25 is required, however my lease states a "one time pet fee of $250 and monthly pet rent of $25" with no mention of refundable or non refundable. My guess is I'm not getting the $250... Read more »

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Q: Am I legally obligated to pay for a broken lease if the landlord found a new tenant only a few weeks after I moved out?

I broke an apartment lease 6 months early because my husband left me. I got a letter from a collections agency stating that I owe them a little over $3,000 for the remaining 6 months of the lease. The landlord had another tenant move in not even 2 weeks after I moved out. From my understanding,... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 2, 2022

You are obligated only for the difference between lease and new concrete price.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Landlord - Tenant for Kentucky on
Q: My landlord is telling me that I’m responsible for another tenant’s animal because I have a dog too. Is that legal?

My landlord messaged me stating that I am responsible for the other tenants dog because I’m the only other tenant that has a dog, that I am responsible to reach out to this tenant and set up a time for us to clean up the entire yard. However, I always clean up after my emotional support dog and I... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 16, 2022

You are only responsible for your own dog. Period.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Landlord - Tenant for Kentucky on
Q: Can my parents kick me out without notice? What are my rights to my property/belongings while in their house?

Turned 18 last September. Living at parents house my whole life. My ID, bank, and mail state their house as my address. Live there rent free. Parents are controlling with "house rules". Same curfew and bedtime I had as kid. I have school and part-time job and they try to control what I... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 26, 2022

Yes. They can.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Communications Law, Land Use & Zoning and Landlord - Tenant for Kentucky on
Q: I live in a apartment have rented this apartment for over a year. Today I was walking I took short cut and walked across

The neighboring apartment building the one directly beside mine. As I was doing so a couple of the people over there came out cussing me trying to fight me saying I was trespassing. I kept walking saying i was sorry I didn’t know and didn’t mean to upset anyone, while they continued to... Read more »

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Dec 2, 2021

Technically it could be considered criminal trespass in the third degree if there are clear signs that this is private property or that you are in a housing development or section 8. If you were not charged by the police you likely don’t have anything to worry about.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law, Landlord - Tenant and Sexual Harassment for Kentucky on
Q: I've been a guest at budgtel Inn for 4 months.they are kicking me out without giving me a reasonable amount time.

I was a housekeeper but I was being sexually harassed by someone and when brought to the owners attention I was wrongfully fired and now I'm being kicked out can they just do that

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 23, 2021

You have two separate issues: 1) a possible sexual harassment case and 2) an eviction. Unless you have a lease on the space, they can ask you to leave anytime with reasonable notice.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Kentucky on
Q: I'm having a problem with my landlord I've been here almost 17 years or more and he changed about 3 years ago

I'm getting evicted my rent is up to date always paid my rent and it's a lot going on that I need to speak to someone I'm disabled on a fixed income I'm really ill and this man is stressing me out

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 22, 2021

What is the civil rights issue? None is mentioned in your summary.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Landlord - Tenant, Contracts and Libel & Slander for Kentucky on
Q: My partners landlord added my name to his lease without my permission or app. And added me to an eviction.

She lied in court saying that we added my name to the lease. When we obtained the copy with my name on there from the leasing office. We were advised by county clerk and prosecutor to pursue legal action. Do I have a case? I don't know who to talk to.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 3, 2021

You will need to consult a civil attorney to consider litigation.

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Q: Is there anything I can do about my neighbors?

I have neighbors that have been making plenty of noise since they have moved in above us. They got multiple dogs that make constant noise any time they leave, use power tools sometimes until 3am, play music so loud it echos in my apartment, and their kids ride non- street legal dirt bikes through... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 26, 2021

Best file a noise or nuisance complaint against them. May or maybe not resolve the issue.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Landlord - Tenant for Kentucky on
Q: Can a landlord evict immediately of dog never attacked but charged at another small dog on rental property?

My dog was on a leash and had a collar on and we were taking him to the car to arrive at another destination when my neighbor brought their small dog out which taunts mine. My dog just whined until the woman grabbed her dog and swung it like a rag doll and then mine broke his collar and charged at... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 18, 2021

The answer lies in your lease with the landlord.

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