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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Landlord - Tenant for Pennsylvania on
Q: I'm on consiment in a shop after 2 years they did a background check I been in this shop now for 3 years they found

Out I been convicted in 84 and did 3 years in jail they in 3 years never ask me of my past now they want me out can I take them to court over this

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Indiana on
Q: Landlord sold house. I'm supposed to sign a new lease the first. How many days notice do I get if I don't sign lease?

House is in Indiana. Lived here 5yrs+, on month to month lease now, and have always paid rent timely, New landlord is buying land contract, so he's subletting. No written notice was given that we changed owners and would have to sign new lease(which old landlord states was necessary in lease).... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: What are tenants' rights in Fl when both parties agree to renew and have still not gotten a new lease before lease exp?

Recently, the unit I am renting was sold. The new property manager told me they would renew my lease when it was up. I asked for the new lease back in December, as my lease ends on January 31st, and was told I would have it soon. As of today, January 29th, I have not yet received a new lease nor... Read more »

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Q: Is what my landlord is requiring in new month-to-month lease legal?

My landlord is requiring me to sign a new month-to-month lease in Huntingdon Valley, PA.

In the new lease, it says I must pay rent and utilities until the unit is re-rented after terminating a month-to-month lease. Ie If I give notice on my lease and my landlord can't re-rent it for 6... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Virginia on
Q: Can I stop paying rent if I moved out before the end of the lease but my landlord is not searching for a new tenant?

It has been 3.5 months since I moved and there are 4.5 more months until the end of the lease term. The landlord started a major renovation and is not looking for a new tenant but keeps collecting rent from me.

Thank you.


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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Virginia on
Q: I moved out before the end of the lease and keep paying rent but the landlord does not look for a new tenant. Can I sue?

The landlord started renovating the apartment instead of looking for a new tenant.

Ross Cameron Hart
Ross Cameron Hart
answered on Jan 29, 2023

You may be entitled to a refund for the period after the landlord began renovations of the rental unit. There is a difference between 'renovations' (serious work such as upgrade kitchen, bath, etc) and 'turnover' (new paint, possibly replace old carpet, etc). Also consider the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Georgia on
Q: This question regards eviction from a rented lot upon which a tenant's mobile home sits, in the state of Georgia.

The owner of the land lot has filed for eviction, however, the owner of the mobile home has since become incarcerated and it is unclear as to how long they will remain unavailable. They were arrested after the service of the intent to evict notice, yet the court date has not yet come to pass but... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Louisiana on
Q: How long can my landlord withhold my mail while waiting to make a key since the one I have dosent work.

I have been waiting to get my mail out of the box for about 2 weeks now. They said the key they gave me didn't transfer well, so I was given to the main key for it and that one also didn't work. As everyone knows it's tax season and I really need to get them filed asap but it's... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Pennsylvania on
Q: I live in a mobile home park in PA my meter base (electrical) needs to be replaced due to unsafe condition

I'm trying to figure out who's responsible me or the park my Park does not pay electric bills but there is a ruling by the PA supreme Court that says utilities and service roads supplied by the park is the parks responsibility does the use of the word supplies here mean provide access or... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Family Law, Landlord - Tenant and Probate for California on
Q: Are administrators allowed to give photos of an estate that they took to outside parties to use against someone

I have a guardianship case and the administrator for the estate for the property I live in has a personal vendetta against me and he gave the photos that he took that were meant for the documenting of assets. to the lawyers of the opposing side of my guardianship case and now I have an ex-parte... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant on
Q: can we be evicted from the excess lot that we live in even though we paid for that excess lot and we have letter

The problem is my aunt denying that she sign the letter even though she have signature there, what can I do can ?do I have rights for that excess lot? Because there threatening us to evacuate the lot

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: if i give my key back is the legal to evict me ,the ppl i rent from asked to barrow my key and then locked me out,the

my landlord barrowed my key then locked me out with all my stuff inside her house,i called the pollice and the police man said she could not lock me out and let me back in my room and five minnitts latter the officer knocked on my doore and told me that because i had given the key back i gave up... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Washington on
Q: Tennant rights, roof leak, family displaced to a hotel indefinitely, what are their rights?

My son and his family (wife, daughter (7) son (1) dog and cat have been displaced from their home due to a major leaking roof. LL put them in a hotel but is asking them to still pay rent or pay the massive hotel bill. Insurance is not covering the hotel costs. They are scared, have nowhere to go,... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Family Law and Landlord - Tenant for North Carolina on
Q: I agreed to allow my sister-in-law to move in for a month. How to I best protect my ability to kick her out?

My wife and I live in Charlotte, NC. We agreed to let her sister live with us for a month. I do not trust that my sister-in-law will respect a verbal agreement to leave when the time comes. What is the best way to protect my ability to kick her out after a month?

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: I have an eviction jury trial Feb 7 I have an answer packet I'm confused on how to get documentation it's a no fault ev

A no fault eviction on a foreclosed home all utilities are shut off owner died family has all papwr work

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Illinois on
Q: In Illinois do you have to give a roommate notice of someone moving in?

Me and my girlfriend split up about a year ago. She still lives in my house that I own. I've been seeing somebody for 6 months and we both want to live together. Problem is my ex-girlfriend still lives there and she refuses to leave. Do I have to give her notice of someone moving in? Because... Read more »

James G. Ahlberg
James G. Ahlberg
answered on Jan 27, 2023

From a legal perspective, if it's your house you don't need to give your ex notice that someone else is moving in. On the other hand, I'm guessing your new girlfriend and you will lead a much more peaceful life if you evict the ex-girlfriend before moving the new girlfriend into the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Arizona on
Q: I need to evict a ex friend. There was a verbal agreement. He has overstepped the boundaries. Owes me 2 months past. how

I’ve told him I want him to go but he just acts like I’ve said nothing. Do I need a lawer? How much $. I’m a single mom don’t have much. That’s why I rented to him it was an extra 500 a month when he paid. What do I do

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Colorado on
Q: Is it legal for my landlord to tell me about his other tenants and vis Versa with out my consent

My landlord is telling his other tenant's all my business about eviction

Michael Joseph Larranaga
Michael Joseph Larranaga PRO label
answered on Jan 27, 2023

Free speech is generally protected by the 1st amendment. That being said, the 1st amendment does not protect all types of speech. It has long been recognized that false statements may give rise to a legal claim for defamation. While not criminal in nature, false statements can give rise to civil... Read more »

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