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0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Virginia on
Q: I live in Va. My ex boyfriend is living in my home and wont leave.can I evict him? How long is the process?

He does not pay rent nor is he leasing. I own the home.I served 3 day eviction notice but he doesn't believe it's real and refuse to leave. Ive called police on him for harassing me in my home. He keeps attempting to hurt himself by falling down steps, falling on furniture and breaking... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for California on
Q: Can a grown man's mother who doesn't live at the apt have the power shut off w/out residents permission?

A few days ago, my neighbor told me, that his mom said she was going to have him evicted, and the next day, he had an eviction notice on his door. as far as he knows he hasn't done anything wrong, and they didn't give him a reason. Today he tells me that he got a notice from PG&e that... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for New Jersey on
Q: If a landlord said "don't make me evil" to a tenant could that be considered a threat?

I contacted my landlord about a plumbing issue in which he responded "I'm not a plumber. You break, you fix." I said "I didn't clog the toilet, there's been plumbing problems throughout the entire apartment and that the lease states otherwise." He responded with... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Real Estate Law, Land Use & Zoning and Landlord - Tenant for Maryland on
Q: MD. Courts and Judicial Proceedings Code Ann. § 5-103 (2020) Statue of Limitations 20- -20 Owner/Owners..

MD. Courts and Judicial Proceedings Code Ann. § 5-103 (2020) Statue of Limitations 20- -20 Owner/Owners Ejectment Ejectment Rights And And Adverse possession Maryland. They Can Ejectment Before Or Or After The Statue of Limitations 20- -20 Years. And And By What Other Grounds Can They Ejectment.... Read more »

Richard Sternberg
Richard Sternberg answered on Jan 24, 2022

The question is barely in English, and the description of the defense of adverse possession isn’t vaguely close to the law. If you have occupied a property openly adversely continuously and hostilely for more than the time in the statute of limitations, you may assert —preferably competently,... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Land Use & Zoning and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: Do I have any land rights?

I own a mobile home and have been in it for 20 years on the same land. Do not own the land been paying lot rent. Owner sold land and plans to rezone commercial. Served eviction. Do I have any legal options? People have told me about living there for a certain amount of time that I may have land... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Pennsylvania on
Q: No written or oral lease, can landlord withhold deposit after told him we're moving out, what are my options (see below)

My lease ended May 2021 and my landlord never gave us a new one after I told him I want to renew, he never communicated to me about it, I just continued paying monthly rent, in July, we had a major thunderstorm that destroyed the roof and caused major water damage in the unit, it took over a week... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Oklahoma on
Q: Husband and I are separating, landlord is wanting to evict me only- not my husband or kids- and bill me for all damages?

“Landlord” is renting to own the property, but also renting to us and lives on site. I have not worked since I’ve lived here, as a stay at home mom. No legal lease, only verbal.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for New York on
Q: Do I have to pay my landlord a fee for breaking my lease if other tenants in the home have made it uninhabitable?

Tenants who live in the same home have locked me out of the apartment, made verbal threats, and continually harass me. The home is no longer accessible for me and is threatening my safety.

Elaine Shay
Elaine Shay answered on Jan 24, 2022

If you have a written lease with your landlord, you remain responsible for your obligations, including rental payments, until the lease expires or is terminated with consent of both landlord and tenant. If you have roommates that you are on the lease with or whom you invited to reside with you,... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Michigan on
Q: I moved into a house in October. The landlord sent a contract but I never signed it because the file wouldn't open.

He resent it months later and I didn't agree with the agreement. There is also mold growth in the bathroom around the tub because it is not sealed. How much notice do I have to give him in order to move out and recover my security deposit if there is still no signed agreement?

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Indiana on
Q: My rental provided WiFi for the last two years,nine weeks ago they stopped paying the bill ,I call the office every week

And they tell me they’re working to get it straightened out but I know it doesn’t take this long. Is there anything I can do?

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Washington on
Q: Can an attorney give notice of appearance by phone after deadline on summons

Its an unlawful detainer action and defendant did not respond by 5pm on deadline date

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Georgia on
Q: We have been having issues with one of the residents in our apartment complex for 2 years now.

We have presented our concerns to the leasing office along with the property management but nothing has been done to correct the situation. We have recordings of this resident threatening us along with other pictures of her appearing at our door. We are wondering if there is any legal action we... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Massachusetts on
Q: I have a hostile subletter who drives other tenants out so I can't rent out the other bedrooms - can he be held liable?

For reference he has been a non-paying tenant at sufferance since August demanding a jury trial for the eviction proceedings. He is hostile / aggressive / refuses to leave / I can't really rent the empty bedrooms with him there as he keeps driving other tenants out. Is he responsible for the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Massachusetts on
Q: I have a subletter who won't leave - what happens if he is still there when my lease is over / how responsible am I?

For reference he has been a non-paying tenant at sufferance since August demanding a jury trial for the eviction proceedings.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Texas on
Q: Texas Rent relief overpaid my landlord and now she is saying I am on the hook for $3800 for something that was not on me

Texas Rent relief overpaid my landlord and now my landlord is saying I am on the hook for $3800 for something that was not my fault. She said I can’t pay my current rent until that is paid off. I make minimum wage and my lease is up in April so there’s no way of catching up. This doesn’t seem... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Florida on
Q: I would like to know if the hotel I stay at can keep making me switch rooms, I was in the one building where there is

Mold n Roaches and bad plumbing, I pay 674 a week for the room, they move me to a different room because of the plumbing back up, now they want me to move back to that room where the mold n roaches are. I don’t want to move, I was told I had to move back to the room I was in, I had no choice.... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jan 24, 2022

Sure. You can move to a different hotel.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Virginia on
Q: Can a landlord evict you from a rental if it is an illegal rental?

I have ben living in my home since 2018. originally it was suppossed to be very short term 6months approximatly. Due to a family crisis we ended up losing everything and had no where to go, the land lord had no issue allowing us to stay and since my husband worked for him until his company closed... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Wisconsin on
Q: My boyfriend and I are facing second attempt for eviction for non payment of rent, after I was approved for assistance.

1st: no lease agreement 2nd:changed our locks 3rd: we have her on video entering our place with no known 12 or 24 hour notice 4th: she would have had money right away, but refused to put the bill in our or her name until July 2021 was first asked October 2020 when we moved in 5th: she had no issues... Read more »

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