We are in Texas. My son passed unexpected in his apartment on February 8, 2024. We discovered today when packing his property that several items are missing. Due to the nature of his death, crime scene photos were taken. We have verified with the police that the missing items are pictured in the... View More
We want to purchase a home, and the closing date is 30 days from time of agreement, but rental lease calls for a 60-day notice. Management also will not make any conciliations apart from terms of lease, such as converting to a month-to-month lease rather than a term lease. We need to terminate our... View More
I need to know if I have any grounds to be able to sue my ex boyfriend for both A.) wrongful eviction & B.) not allowing me my possessions, and then after being granted the eviction & writ-(due to the fact that he had the papers served to his place, and I never got any of them) he then... View More
In order to state a claim for wrongful eviction, you will need to plead and prove you were evicted based on your race, sex, national origin, disability or family status, or that the eviction was in retaliation against you for filing maintenance requests or complaints about the condition of the...View More
I have lived in my current apartment in Texas for about three years. It's been a 12-month renewal for the last two years, but I was offered 11 months this time. They said they couldn't offer a 12-month lease because they no longer have spaces available for more leases for the next year,... View More
Our previous landlord is part of an investment company. They invest in properties. We had made a negotiation to end our lease early due to the home not being livable per say. Incidents kept happening with he home and the landlord agreed to let us out early. Come a few months later, we are sent a... View More
I am a landlord in Dallas, Texas. I had a tenant under 18 months lease agreement starting November 1st 2023 to May 1st 2024. The tenant paid $7500 cash before moving in. $7500 included first and last month rent (rent was $3500 per month) and $500 security deposit. He did an early termination from... View More
Sections 92.056 - 92.0563 of the Texas Property Code outlines the procedure to follow if the landlord is responsible for the repair of the sliding glass door under the terms of your lease. Follow that procedure exactly.
Until the landlord makes the repair or use exercise one of your...View More
When property is leased to two individuals, each individual has the right to possession of the premises and can independently allow guests to enter and remain on the premises as long as doing so does not violate an express term of the lease.
On Dec 14, plaintiff sought an emergency protective order, denied. Dec 15, withdrew $1,500 from joint account, advised by non-lawyer family member. Attempts to evict from family home by grandmother; we are neighbors and they're landlords. Dec 18, files for divorce, citing ability to pay and... View More
Since you are in North Richland Hills, I recommend Trey Harris in Fort Worth or Carla Rankin in Rockwall. Both are highly regarded, competent and experienced lawyers who practice heavily in the area of family law.
Your question does not disclose what makes your divorce case complex. I...View More
In Texas, if property management is knowingly allowing non-tenants to use water that is allocated for the property and then charging tenants for this usage, it may be considered a violation of the tenants' rights under Texas law, specifically regarding utility billing and the allocation of...View More
The answer to your question depends on whether you are a tenant or guest under your contract with the RV park. The question of whether RV occupants are tenants or guests is an important one and depends on the circumstances of the occupancy. In Texas, most RV parks operate like apartment complexes....View More
Utilities issues and he had added electricity back house thru my house I have problems now and I don't receive my light bill on a timely matter since it's in his name due to his mistake and the utilities wasnt part of the rental
Due to financial issues, I'm in an eviction process. I filed for chapter 13 which granted me a stay. The apartment management lifted the stay at a hearing on Jan 10th. I was given 14 days to move out. I plan on moving but finances and time are making it immensely difficult. the... View More
It depends on where you are in the eviction process. If a writ of possession has already been issued by the court, the constable will customarily serve the writ and give you 24 hours to remove your possessions from the premises.
My flatmate has been mentally harassing me. He pays utility bills but is not willing to share the account details with me. Our apartment complex charges us for internet but he has the Xfinity account under his name. He is not willing to share that as well. He also does other stuff like throwing... View More
In your situation in Texas, dealing with a difficult flatmate can be challenging, but there are steps you can take to address the issues you're facing. Firstly, try to communicate with your flatmate calmly and express your concerns about the shared expenses and his behavior. Attempt to reach...View More
In Texas, if you have signed a lease via DocuSign and have two emotional support animals (ESAs), the landlord is generally bound by the terms of the lease agreement. The landlord's representative handling the process and the use of DocuSign are common practices in modern leasing transactions....View More
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