The fact that he is not hiring someone else to fix the electrical issues will not be a defense to an unlawful detainer suit (an eviction lawsuit), if he files one. If he decides to sue for an eviction because you haven't been paying rent, there's a good chance he'll win. Arkansas is one of the...Read more »
If the tenant has quit possession, you can take possession of the unit. To recover rent, you'll likely have to file suit and get a judgment. That may prove difficult if you are unable to locate them and serve them with a summons and complaint.
Depending on how much they owe you, it may be...Read more »
This notice is simply the first step a landlord must complete before they file a lawsuit in Court to have you evicted. The sheriff can not and will not do anything until they have a writ of execution from the Court, which is the document that commands the sheriff to forcibly remove you from the...Read more »
My lease isn't up until Oct 31 but she text me saying that effective today, I have to be out by Aug 31st because "it would be easier on them to show it if the house was vacant". She has shown the house on Sunday and last night without 24 hr notice and showing again tonight. The lease termination... Read more »
If your lease agreement says it runs through the end of October, the landlord is not allowed to force you to move out simply because they want to show the house. They have a contractual obligation to you, and forcing you to move out early would be a breach of that agreement.
Regardless of whether there's an explicit lease term about it, by leaving early you are breaching the lease and you will be liable for rent until the landlord is able to re-rent the place. If he has a deposit on hand from you, he can take rent out of that until it's gone. You'll also be liable...Read more »
You can sue to have him evicted. Non-payment of rent is grounds for you to pursue an "unlawful detainer" suit. That's a fancy way of saying they're there without having paid rent when it was due. You have to give them notice to quit possession of the property. It's a pretty technical process, so...Read more »
The lease agreement was signed on June 30th and I contacted the landlord on July 1st to let him know I could no longer rent the property. I was no longer able to pay. He denied and is now requesting 1st months rent due in three days. I have no way of paying and can not afford legal fees. What are... Read more »
The rent is due whenever his lease agreement with the RV park says its due. Doesn't matter why it's late. I would try and reason with the RV park. Obviously your dad is going to get a check every month if he's receiving Social Security disability, so there's no danger of him not being able to...Read more »
I recently just received an eviction notice (July). I’ve been a tenant at the apartment that I am currently in since May 2018. When I rented the apartment I did not have a guarantor that met the criteria and therefore paid a deposit for two months rent that were suppose to be used in June/July of... Read more »
Free bc he got up in church and confessed that the Lord told him to give her the house. No paperwork was ever exchanged. Now after 4 yrs he want her out along with her 3 children. Is this considered verbal contract since he announced he was giving her the home. And how should she proceed
Yes, of course it is a verbal contract. The fact That "the brother" made the statement in church in front of a bunch of people does not turn the verbal statement a written contract. However, there may be another cause of action involved here; but lawyers cannot represent clients through any of...Read more »
My rent was increased because I was living in income based. I told my property manager that I may move on April 2nd. She told me it was fine 3 different times throughout the month of April. She said the ppl over her did not care if I broke my lease and that I would get it a full refund for leaving... Read more »
The amount of money involved is way too small to be of interest to most lawyers. FYI, the law is not designed to solve every little problem that comes your way during this lifetime; the Latin phrase for this rule is "De minimus non curat lex."
It doesn’t say in our lease that they can come in without notice except in an emergency or when maintenance is scheduled. We weren’t home so we didn’t know they came in until we saw the letter they left saying they came in and checked for potential hazards. It also doesn’t state in the... Read more »
I Was Bitten at the end of September the owner of the dog knew the dog was vicious it's not the first time this dog has been somebody I'm like the fifth person is bitten can I sue the landlord for pain and suffering since the tenant has no insurance and it happened on the landlords property
landlord a copy of key as requested. The landlord notified tenant that lcoked would be changed in 48 hours if key not provided. is it legal for landlord to change locks, as long as Lnadlord provide teneant with a key?
Unfortunately, once you've left the property, most of your personal belongings are deemed abandoned if you don't get them out quick enough. I would communicate with your former landlord to see if he'll let you in to get your things.
Generally the owner or mortgage holder has the right of inspection. That right is usually granted in the contract documents. However giving them a key is a big ask. My suggestion would be to give a key to someone you trust if they want to inspect. Without seeing the paperwork I am just stating...Read more »
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