I am assisting a friend that allows boat storage on his property. He has 2 boats that have been on his lot for over 24 months with no contact by the boat owners. What statutes or procedures address contacting the owners and or seizing the boats absent payment of the back rent. There is no... Read more »
You must look into Alaska state law for available remedies. If the contract was purely for land storage and no maritime services were rendered, maritime law would not apply and the land owner may not seize (or arrest) the vessel in federal court under admiralty procedures....Read more »
They wanted my boyfriend to pay rent,but he doesn't live there just stays with me a couple times a week. When I said no,they told me if i didnt like it i could leave,so i did. Now they are demanding rent because i didnt give them 30 day notice. Am I liable for my share of the rent? I moved in... Read more »
Yes, because you paid them some rent, they could demand that you continue to pay rent until you gave them notice of your intent to vacate. They were not entitled to lock you out. It appears, however, that they cured that "wrongful ouster" when the manager helped you get back in.
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