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Q: My landlord went into my house that I was renting, and put something behind the front door, because it was standing open

He then also took off my dead bolt that I had on the back door, and exited. Is he allowed to enter my home, and touch my property without permission?

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Q: Who is responsible for treating my apartment for bedbugs coming from unit next door.

Management is aware unit next door is infested with bedbugs. They refuse to do anything about this. This will be my second time getting the bedbugs from that unit. The first time it happened management said they heated my apartment while I had to find a place to stay for twenty four hours but upon... Read more »

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Q: Do i have legal right to withhold rent if my house does not have a working heater in the winter? NRS 118a.290 d

I have not had a working heater in my house for the last month and it has been very cold. We tried a radiator space heater but it keeps popping the fuse breaker and the only access is in my neighbors back yard. Our property management company offered us the same kind of heater that we already... Read more »

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Q: can a landlord come in with ni notice and forcibly move me out.

My landlord came to my home with his own movers and moved me out and locked me out of the building. I had no written notice. My rent was paid - I have never been late on my rent.

The condo I lived in was sold prior to my lease ending on November 30, 2022. I was going to move on September... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Elder Law and Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: I'm looking for a lawyer that takes cases on pro bono

I'm 68 yrs. old with cancer and going through a stem cell transplant and have paid my rent on time or the past 10 yrs. My landlord has given me to 7/31 to vacate the property. I have no violation I've been off work since last February due to cancer and no money coming in but my SSD which... Read more »

Dara Joy Goldsmith
Dara Joy Goldsmith
answered on Jun 25, 2022

You should contact Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Southern Nevada Senior Law Program, or Nevada Legal Services for placement. They are all Pro Bono service providers who qualify clients, have staff attorneys, as well as place cases with private attorneys. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law and Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: I am cleaning and fixing a house and exchange for low rent, I donated two cars that weren't running and now being evicte

At the house I am staying in I made an agreement with a person who manages the property for the owner, Hey agreement was that I would fix up the house and clean the property while I'm living here for a low rent, about the cars too this person many times and they've even mentioned about... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 2, 2022

A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. At this point, you could reach out to local attorneys to discuss. A landlord-tenant attorney would probably be in the best position to advise about eviction. In terms of the cars, you already included Criminal Law for... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Personal Injury for Nevada on
Q: I’m trying to find a attorney that can help with suing my landlord for destroying my Tiny home

Hello my ex landlord evicted me then refused to allow me to retrieve my property which was a tiny home that I was building and residing in along with other personal belongings and tools and materials. He has since destroyed the tiny home and everything else. I can only sue for $10000 in small... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 8, 2022

A Nevada attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for four weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal and the frustration in finding an attorney. It's no guarantee, but one option at this point could be to explore legal aid services or pro bono attorneys. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: can i sue for not having hot water or heat for 5 months from a gas leak in my apartment? plus more

Please let me explain. I have lived in this apartment in Henderson, NV for a year now. Approx 10 months ago I was having breathing problems (only inside the apartment) and documented it. 5 months ago I figured out there was a natural gas leak and the gas company shut the gas off at that time. The... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 11, 2022

A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Your question straddles two separate categories and I could only speak about the personal injury aspects. You mention that your breathing problems are documented. If you mean by medical records, those could be... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Landlord - Tenant and Real Estate Law for Nevada on
Q: Summary eviction what to do next if a appeal is granted and summary of eviction is denied
Katie Marie Charleston
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Katie Marie Charleston
answered on Aug 10, 2021

You have 10 days to file an appeal of a summary eviction action in Nevada. I recommend retaining counsel to help you navigate the appeal and comply with time and procedural requirements.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: How do I kick out a grown child who doesn’t pay rent and was told to move out in a month?

She moved back in after being kicked out by a boyfriend and was told she could live with me if she followed my rules and if she did she had until April and if she didn’t the date would change. She hasn’t and I told her that she had a month to move out because I want her gone and she is... Read more »

Janice Jacovino
Janice Jacovino
answered on Oct 17, 2020

I am sorry you’ve been put in this situation. If she’s an adult you must follow the normal eviction procedures including timelines and notices.

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Q: Can a landlord increase rent after you sign a new lease agreement but before your original one expires?
Joseph R Maridon Jr
Joseph R Maridon Jr
answered on May 4, 2020

You rent amount will be stated in the lease, along with the date that it become effective. New leases generally start at the expiration of the old lease, but the parties are generally free to negotiate for any date they want.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law, Probate and Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: My dad died and nobody contacted me to inform me of his death. I just found out that my aunt had moved in after he died

And now is selling all his stuff. There is no will, im an only child and he was never married so I should be in charge of his property, belongings, etc. yet the cops won't help me cuz of "squatters rights". I live in ID so it makes it difficult. I can't afford an attorney what am I supposed to do?

Nina Whitehurst
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Nina Whitehurst
answered on Sep 15, 2019

Hire a probate attorney near where your dad lived. The estate pays the legal fees.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: Nevada. Three dogs. One is esa. Am I required to tell potential landlord before applying if their pet allowance is 2 dog

I have three dogs one is documented as my emotional support animal by my doctor of several years. Am I required to inform potential landlords that I have an ESA before I apply to be a tenant ? The rental property I am interested in has a two pet policy, although I have three dogs one is ESA.... Read more »

Mike Branum
Mike Branum
answered on Jul 7, 2019

Probably not. There are a few limited exceptions to the Fair Housing Act but, unless one of the exceptions applies, the ESA is not considered a pet and therefore should not affect your ability to have two pets.

If you were my client I would advise you to tell the landlord up front that you...
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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: Re-read Lease agreement for Las Vegas apartment. Several spots refer to California Law, not Nevada Law.

My son's former Signifcant Other and he moved to Las Vegas with their children and leased an apartment together on May 1 to save money. My son has had to come to Oregon because of a family issue. In re-reading his lease agreement there are several areas where the document refers to California... Read more »

Mike Branum
Mike Branum
answered on Jul 7, 2019

The agreement is likely worth less than the value of the paper upon which it was printed (or written in crayon - it does not sound like a very well thought out document). I would still be extremely careful in the way in which your son separates himself from this less than sophisticated landlord. I... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: Landlord mentions they'll take away our belongings at property, if its not removed by this week. Eviction served 9day ag

Hi,im sam hahn, been processed with a eviction on 16th of october,2018 at borgata condomiums. I thought THE law-officer onsite who processes the eviction mentioned, we have 30days to remove our belongings from the propertie. But the landlord's keeps mentions theyll give us 2hours before this... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Oct 25, 2018

The landlord can’t touch your possessions until he has been granted possession of the premises by the court. If he touches your stuff before then, you will have a cause of action against the landlord.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: How do I go about getting accepted back to the state I live in when I’m getting the run around.

If you got in trouble in another state (CA) for a felony (evading a peace officer) and you have a lease with an apartment complex in another state (NV) but they don’t accept felons but you already have a lease with them prior to the incident do they have to accept you back? Or tell your PO it’s... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin
answered on Oct 22, 2018

You may be able to cancel your lease under force majeure.

You also may be able to travel to Nevada for a short period to get all your stuff, but you may have to reguister with the Sheriff when there

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Q: After a tenant has been evicted, does the management have to remove all food in the apt right away to prevent bugs?

My neighbor was evicted less than 30 days ago and they left a lot of stuff in there, including a lot of food that is exposed. When the exterminator came by for my Apt. he mentioned the condition next door. I'm afraid that all the bugs that were found next door will be moving to my Apt.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Landlord - Tenant and Wrongful Death for Nevada on
Q: Can an apartment complex be held responsible for injury sustained from a falling stove since it was not secured?
Eric  Day
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Eric Day
answered on May 30, 2018

The apartment complex can be held responsible for an injury resulting from a fallen stove, it would just depend on a few factors. Was the stove installed negligently? Did the apartment complex have any other complaints of a similar nature? (Notice).

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