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1 Answer | Asked in Foreclosure and Landlord - Tenant for Arizona on
Q: If the house I'm renting is about to be auctioned off to the public, do I have any legal standing to fight it?
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Feb 21, 2016

More info is needed. Talk to a real estate or tenant's rights lawyer ASAP.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is...
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Q: Landlord did not give us a lease or a walk thru checklist. We only signed anvapplicatiin

Husbands boss found this apt. Brought us an application to sign and he did the walk through inspection. My husband lost his job and we have repeatedly asked for a copy of the lease so we could get help for rent and financial asistance. Never anything. We were notvserved a five day notice and now... Read more »

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Jan 21, 2016

More info is needed. Talk to a landlord-tenant lawyer asap.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to...
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Q: If there is no written lease between a tenant and landlord what are the grounds for eviction and paying HOA fines?

Also can the landlord come after the tenant after tenant moves out for fines.

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Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Jan 13, 2016

With no written lease, the Arizona Residential Landlord Tenant Act still applies for residential leases.

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Q: Can an Arizona residential lease contain a clause that says "tenant assumes all liability for property damage or loss?"

The clause also says tenant assumes all liability for insurable risks. It seems to me that only an owner bears risk of loss (in the case of non-tenant caused damages.)

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Jan 13, 2016

Here's a link from the Az Attorney General's Office to information about AZ tenant rights and responsibilities:

https://www.azag.gov/sites/default/files/sites/all/docs/civil-rights/fha/TenantRightsResponsibilities.pdf

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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Arizona on
Q: Landlord did not give us a lease or a walk thru checklist. We only signed anvapplicatiin

Husbands boss found this apt. Brought us an application to sign and he did the walk through inspection. My husband lost his job and we have repeatedly asked for a copy of the lease so we could get help for rent and financial asistance. Never anything. We were notvserved a five day notice and now... Read more »

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Dec 28, 2015

More information is needed to advise. Talk to a landlord tenant lawyer about your situation.

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Q: Can a landlord sell my art in a consignment store
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Dec 28, 2015

The circumstances are unclear. A local landlord tenant lawyer can advise based on the details.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific...
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Q: I got a summons for eviction for nonpayment of rent. Attached was a fraudulent notice.

It stated it was hand delivered to me. I have proof that I wasn't home at all that day. Can the landlord get into trouble and can I counter sue. I moved out right after receiving the summons. Also our lease was incomplete. There is no owner name or address or the persons name or address that... Read more »

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Dec 28, 2015

Sounds like you have a lot going on here. Talk to a landlord-tenant lawyer in person about all the details.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for...
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Q: manager just gave us a paper with a.r.s. s 33-1368(a) that says violation of the crime free what do we do.

An officer came last night Over a noise complaint There was no tickets no arrestsAnd they're trying to say that we have to move kook

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Dec 28, 2015

A landlord-tenant lawyer should review your lease and the notice and then will be able to advise you.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your...
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Q: If it was never in my lease that they want to charge me the status 33. 1314E and saposably ther tryng to 1.58 are thy ab

Able to even do that I seen very closly it says it has to be in the agreement that u sighn when u sighned the contract they put the note today on my door

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Dec 19, 2015

Not sure I understand your question. A landlord-tenant can review your lease and advise based on its terms and AZ law.

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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Arizona on
Q: I am a landlord who owns a duplex. The tenants of this duplex can not get along and are bringing me into their petty

feud. Can I request mediation to settle their differences?

Leonard Sominsky
Leonard Sominsky answered on Nov 10, 2015

The answer really depends on the nature and subject matter of the feud. however, your obligations to your tenants are limited to your written lease agreement and the safety of the duplex. If you have provisions in the lease about common area maintenance or noise or pets and if the dispute is about... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Arizona on
Q: I'm selling a owner will carry home and the buyer isn't paying rent, I don't have a copy of the contract what can I do?

Buyer is $1,000 behind on rent.

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 8, 2015

There aren’t many lawyers answering landlord-tenant law questions in Arizona. You can use the Find a Lawyer tool on this site to search for and contact a lawyer.

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Q: Can a landlord compile previous late fees onto one 5 day notice even though he has accepted rent after late fees were du

Landlord is charging me late fees from AUG 2014! Have paid rent after this date no problem. He has given me a 5 day pay or quit notice! Can he do this legally?

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 8, 2015

There aren’t many lawyers answering landlord-tenant law questions in Arizona. You can use the Find a Lawyer tool on this site to search for and contact a lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general...
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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Arizona on
Q: Tenant rented for short-term and cannot get refund of deposits.

First, landlord wanted to see utility bill as said they couldn't get usage before bill (incorrect). Then, kept reminding the agent again & again...told THREE times check had been sent. It's been two months. Tired of waiting! How expensive is it to file against the landlord & how long does it take?

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 8, 2015

There aren’t many lawyers answering landlord-tenant law questions in Arizona. You can use the Find a Lawyer tool on this site to search for and contact a lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general...
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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Arizona on
Q: Can a landlord compile previous late fees onto one 5 day notice even though he has accepted rent after late fees were du

Landlord has accepted rent months after late fees were due. Landlord has compiled all previous late fees into 1 lump sum and has given 5 day notice to pay or quit. Is this legal to do?

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 8, 2015

There aren’t many lawyers answering landlord-tenant law questions in Arizona. You can use the Find a Lawyer tool on this site to search for and contact a lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general...
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2 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Arizona on
Q: What are my rights as a landlord whose tenant breaks their lease?

I have a lease with my tenants that expires next February 2016. They have been late payers and last month they told me they'd pay their rent in two payments which extended through the end of the month. I said no and said need full payment as described in the lease. They did not respond. I... Read more »

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 8, 2015

The terms of the lease should be reviewed.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to evaluate a legal...
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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Arizona on
Q: Can landlord charge $50 a day in late fees? If late for only 4 days.
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 8, 2015

There aren’t many lawyers answering landlord-tenant law questions in Arizona. You can use the Find a Lawyer tool on this site to search for and contact a lawyer.

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Q: what steps does a landlord have to take after a 30 day notice was posted and delivered and the tenants have not vacated
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 8, 2015

There aren’t many lawyers answering landlord-tenant law questions in Arizona. You can use the Find a Lawyer tool on this site to search for and contact a lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general...
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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Arizona on
Q: how long does a hotel have to keep your belongings?

stayed at hotel in tempe AZ was not able to make it back in time fopr check out.my belongings were taking to maids room. my sons dad went to get my stuff,they only let him have half the stuff they tolg him the rest was not mine.when i was able to make it back to hotel a day later they had already... Read more »

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 8, 2015

There aren’t many lawyers answering landlord-tenant law questions in Arizona. You can use the Find a Lawyer tool on this site to search for and contact a lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general...
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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Arizona on
Q: Am I (tenant) responsible for submetered utilities during the lease term, but after I returned possession/vacated? Ariz

I was in a one year lease ending August 31. I provided 60 days notice prior to vacating and 90 days notice of intent not to renew the lease and left the premises on July 21st. I turned over the keys to the management, surrendering the property, completely vacated.

I have received... Read more »

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 8, 2015

There aren’t many lawyers answering landlord-tenant questions in Arizona. You can use the Find a Lawyer tool on this site to search for and contact a lawyer.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information....
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