Early this month my apartment caught on when I wasn't there. Fire department said it was an accidental due to my negligence. The landlord terminated my lease. He said was gonna keep my deposit and make an insurance claim on the unit. I understand all that. My rent was paid until August. When I ask... Read more »
If the cause of the fire was your negligence, you may have serious problems. If you have renter's insurance, turn this over to them immediately. They will provide a legal defense for you, and if you have enough coverage, they will pay any amounts you end up owing. If you do not have insurance,...Read more »
if a tenant calls us to state they don't agree with the charges, we instruct them to provide their disputes in writing to us. upon receipt of that written dispute - how long does the landlord have to respond?
LIVE IN CA, I do have eviction on my record. it's from last year. my previous land lord's lawyer keeps calling me to collect money. i can't make a peyment now. would they send it to a collection agency or suing me in court. if any of those happen could i still settle a payment with the previous... Read more »
Whether or not you can negotiate payments with a creditor really depends upon the creditor's willingness to do so. Calling and telling them you have no money isn't going to resolve anything. I understand they evicted you but did they also sue you for the balance due to the landlord? Are you...Read more »
The landlord can always sue. However, the recovery will be based in his proof, such as documents showing the condition of the house when you first rented it. If there is any destruction to the property which is not caused by normal wear and tear and whether you had an opportunity to inspectthe...Read more »
We have defend ourselves and the first UD was dismissed, we have reported them to Code enforcement and she hires a new property management company to continue discrimination and harassment tactics, 2 patients in home and she wants to evict, what criminal activity is present and what legal defense... Read more »
When signing a rental lease, You have a right to a habitable house or apartment. Please see: Cal Civ Code sections 1941 and 1942., Or you can download the various tenants' protections from the attached website: http://www.manueljuarez.com/practice-areas.html
The wood almost fell into my Daughter's bedroom window. They sent someone to fix the wood that fell, now something else is hanging off a few feet away. I requested that they get me a 3rd party letter stating that the structure is safe and they refused. Do I have any rights to demand that letter or... Read more »
Your siblings have no legal authority to evict you from your mother's house. Only a personal representative for your mom's estate would have the authority to do so, and to become a personal representative requires a probate. Until that time, you have every legal right to remain in the house. If...Read more »
If your mom did not leave behind an estate plan; specifically a living trust, the estate will go through probate, assuming it carries an overall value in excess of $150,000. Whether probate is necessary however, does not change your rights. Without an estate plan, the estate passes via intestate...Read more »
CA-Received flawed 3 day notice (other tenant/m girlfriend) not named ,rent amt incorrect + late fee and utilities listed. I filed answer to UD but want to amend. Can I, if done within 10 days? Which forms to use, how to cite the flawed notice to get judge to dismiss? Should I still file answer... Read more »
If you do not have the funds to pay all rent due, you're essentially whistling past the graveyard. Though an incorrect Three-Day Notice, etc., may delay your eviction, it will not stop it: You are only buying time.
Plus, to the extent that your Agreement with the Landlord contains an...Read more »
I live in an apartment in Anaheim California. The lease is weekly and required to pay by week and it up to a month in advance. I have been stalked and harassed and now the entire ceiling in my closest is saturated with water and brown mold in ceiling. The carpet is wet and my belongings on on the... Read more »
I was promised things that weren't true before signing the lease. Move in day and I can't get ahold of my landlord. Finally my landlord called to tell me the house would be ready in 2 days. A wk went by and it was still not ready but she said I could move in if I didn't mind people working in... Read more »
You may have a strong case for violation of Cal Civ. Code Sections 1941 and 1942. Warranty of Habitability. Please contact an attorney immediately. There is no fee for consultation and you do not pay anything if there is no recovery. Best of luck.
So I rented this house and have given my landlords multiple written notices of things not working or being safe. I still have there stuff in my shed and big piles of garbage outside that is there. They left two refrigerators in my front yard that dont work. When I said I was withholding some rent... Read more »
For months since September we have been asking for a heater, management has not provided one even when temperatures are below 34 degrees after threatening to withhold rent that brought a space heater that only heats up one area , management keeps saying this month it will be installed but not an... Read more »
Pay your rent. Hire a lawyer. Let your attorney handle your case. Warranty of Habitability attorneys will not charge you for their time until they get money for you. If you have medical records on your child injuries, you have a reasonable case. Best of luck!!!
Over the past 8 months, my boyfriend and I have shared an apartment with another couple. As the months went on, they began damaging the apartment and throwing loud parties without our consents (which we had previously agreed to). The incident started when I woke up at 3 am on December 29, 2019 and... Read more »
When they serve you with the harassment papers, do not fall sleep. Hire a lawyer immediately to defend you. If you do not have legal help, you may end up losing your place and a restraining order may be issued on top of that. Act Now. Best of luck!!!
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