I’m a student w/ an active apt lease, I was not provided an intent to sell from PM, only day & time of showings. Apt went on mkt days after water damage (that still hasn’t been repaired) from a water heater was reported.
Unless the Manager destroys or steals your property, what would be your damages? There is no cause of action here. Even if the Manager and Customer hurt something, how would you prove it? Generally a landlord can enter the premises.
Sold for 500k. He passed away and probate is still open . I know there is a 10yr limitation , however if I was home and wasnt advise about sale someone said I could file motion in probate for half of the sale price. Because a POA suppose to benefit the principle and since I was home I should have... Read more »
It does sound like you need to take court action and quickly, but this is not something that you can handle on your own. You really need to seek out an experienced probate and real estate attorney to help you with this matter. It will help the attorney if you first visit the probate court and...Read more »
I am in the midst of eviction proceedings on a commercial property. Prior to the finalization of the eviction process, the LL has re-leased the property and as part of the lease, given to the new lessor my merchandise (over $250,000 worth), and moved them into the store property. I am currently... Read more »
The short answer is that it depends on what your lease allows and how much you owe the landlord. If this is going to lose you more money than allowed under the lease, then you should bring this immediately to the attention of the Court. I strongly recommend that you hire an attorney to represent...Read more »
My mother passed away and did not have a will. My stepdad is now saying I can not have her belongings because he is upset we don’t like his girlfriend. Can my niece who is 18 and lives on the property give me permission to get them?
In the last paragraph under a heading of Special Provisions it states: " your right to buy out (check one) is () is not (x) limited to a particular fact situation. If limited, buyout may be exercised if only the following facts (see below) occur and any described documents are provided to us. Any... Read more »
I was prohibited from putting up a small menorah on my patio while other residents were decorating with trees and Christmas stuff- I have had 4 major leaks and floods and have mold- the second time they left holes half my height in my kitchen and bedroom for two months without fixing- the remedy... Read more »
I'm on a month to month and do plan to be out no later than Oct 13th but dont want to be battling him in court and want my security deposit back. However he sent in a text message that 9/30/18 would be my last month.
That's all the text said. So I asked is October 1 day I have to be moved. He responded yes. I did ask for something in writing never received. Then I received another text stating that if I stayed past 9/30/18 rent would be 3 times monthly amount $2670.00. Is this legal? I would understand a... Read more »
They are telling us that because they were married and jointly on the deed that her children have to sign the deed stating the house goes back to my husband who is the original owner of the home before she ever came along, he added her to the deed later. Why are we unable to sell the house without... Read more »
This issue arises a lot and is usually caught by a title company when someone tries to sell a home. I cannot speak to your specific situation without seeing the deeds, but it sounds like what you are hearing is correct (even though I admit it seems terribly unfair).
Water damage, stained ceiling, mold, dirty air vents, exposed wires, broken tiles, torn wall paper, chipped tile, missing cover plates, an unsecured door lock. reeks of smoke/weed, no shower head, dirty kitchen cabinets...
Having issues with a retail space contract, no notice of raising rent and CAM fees (less than 30 days), and imposing previous months fees on the smaller businesses in a shopping center. There is a cap on the rent and CAM fees in our leasing contract.
Are you subject to a written lease? If so, read the lease. The duties as to fees and such things are spelled out there. If the landlord has violated the terms of the lease, you may be able to break it and move out. Take the document to an attorney and get him or her to read it carefully and explain...Read more »
Is her remaining debt on the House desolved at time of her death? Am i responsible for the loan? There is no will. Her intent concerning the house is to give it to me. There is no family dispute involved. She was buying the place to help me get my first house. What steps do i need to take to keep... Read more »
She let me borrow her car and someone stole and totaled it. I did a police report and they have footage and now she is cool with the person and says that she is taking me to court if I do not pay her for her car even though I did not do i and the guy you spoke to admitted to it and they are now... Read more »
No. Not unless you sue him for divorce and win, and probably not even then. There are a lot of moving parts to a marriage, and all we can say with so few details is that the solution you would like is within the realm of possibility. You need to hire a good divorce lawyer and tell him or her...Read more »
THere are a lot of facts that are missing here. Had you moved out? Did the landlord evict you? What kind of shape was the place in? You need to see an attorney in your town. The Alabama Landlord Tenant Act has some very specific protections for you in move-out situations. GO see a lawyer.
I signed a lease for a commercial business that says Month-to-month, but also states the term of the rental contract is a year and a half. The landlord hasn’t fixed anything that was previously wrong with the building the three months I’ve been there like he said he would in the lease. And... Read more »
Your question can't be answered without reading the document. The failure to fix things, and the apparent ambiguity in the document are two separate issues. Who drafted the document? It is possible that the document is ambiguous as to the term of the lease. If so, that ambiguity would be held...Read more »
My roommate walks in and tells me he found another place and is leaving next day and I have 48 hours to pay the utility deposits the lease is not up until March and told me when I moved in that he would be here until then. Do I have any recourse to recover half of the utility deposits? We both have... Read more »
The Landlord sold property out from under me,&had said that I could buy the property & home ,having first choice of buying. The Landlord has made things inhabitable&unsanitary by cutting off the water. I dont know if property has sold or not, because Landlord has lied & mislead me in the process.... Read more »
The standard drill would be for me to tell you to hire a lawyer but I can tell you can't afford one. We do have legal aid in some counties in Alabama, but with your response due tomorrow (well, today, now - Tuesday) you don't have time to go to them to see if you qualify.
wants rent from us since we made it livable and sent us and eviction notice what option do we have I'm married with four kids when rent was mention in the beginning we asked how much and she told us no rent because we are family on heir property
What document do you have wherein she promised to give the house to you? If you don't have something like that you can't show that she agreed to give the house to you in consideration of you cleaning it up.
It is her property and you got to stay there for 18 months for no rent. If she...Read more »
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.