Move in date was supposed to be 6/29 but we didnt even receive confirmation that we were approved until that day. We looked around for other places and found one that we liked because they had been very bad at communication.
You signed the lease, so you are legally obligated to pay the rent. Try to work it out with landlord, or landlord could sue you for breach of lease and file an eviction. An eviction is a permanent court record that can make it difficult to rent from a landlord who checks the records. Landlord...Read more »
No. Once a lawsuit is initiated you can go through the civil litigation process, which does not result in the business being shut down. Even if you win it is unlikely that the business would be shut down.
Recently, we put an offer on a house. One of the stipulations was for the seller to paying closing costs up to 3500, the offer was accepted. A septic and well inspection was completed and it failed the inspection for the septic. So roughly the house needs a new septic system for 10k. Now, the... Read more »
You need to have your purchase agreement reviewed by an attorney. After the inspection you made a request to have the septic system repaired. The Seller countered by, essentially agreeing to pay up to $6,500 for the septic repairs. You need to accept or reject their counter-offer. The purchase...Read more »
I'm breaking my apartment lease early and the only thing my contract states is that I forfeit my security deposit upon doing so. I called to ask if there were any other penalties and I was told that I would also have to pay 3 month's rent upon vacating or $1000 breakage fee and continue... Read more »
If you are breaching the lease, then landlord can claim lost rent amounts, damages, cleaning, etc., as those are remedies provided by law and do not need to be stated in the lease. Landlord can sue to recover those amounts and also will file an eviction to regain legal possession of the premises....Read more »
I might depend on your lease. If your lease has a stipulation that no one with a misdemeanor conviction may live there, or other basic wording, they may be able to evict over an unlawful tenant. It's worthwhile to have an attorney look over your lease.
I paid a $700 dollar deposit but I’m not worried about that. I just don’t want to pay the price for both semesters. It was a stupid idea in the first place but I was pressured by others to sign early or else there would be very little options.
You can try to negotiate an early lease termination with the landlord. But landlord does not have to agree to that. If you don't pay the rent required, landlord can file an eviction to terminate your lease rights, and sue you for any lost rent. An eviction is a permanent court record that...Read more »
My brother had asked my husband and I if he could take over our car payment. We all came to an agreement and for almost a year the payments were made while my brother had the car. My brother asked us to take the car back in August of 2019. We had asked him if he could fix the damage on the front... Read more »
You could sue your brother in small claims court, but if you did not have a written contract, then he could deny he had any obligation to pay, and you probably would not succeed. Check your local court web site for the small claims process.
Hi. As stated, I was offered to renew my annual lease. I returned the digital document signed promptly. At first I was told they didn't receive it (a month after my sending it...) Once I let them know about the digital document's history proving that I did sign it on time, they told me... Read more »
If a lease expires, landlord has no obligation to renew it unless it has an automatic renewal or some other renewal process, and tenant gave proper notice of renewal as the lease required before any deadline. Ohio law allows a landlord to inspect at any time after giving reasonable notice. When a...Read more »
I rented an apartment May 2019 to June 2020. On May 1st my rent was due. I was not going to have the money to pay the rent till after May 7th. On May 6th I got an eviction notice stating I needed to vacate by May 11th. To avoid legal action I left May 9th. I got a final statement yesterday saying I... Read more »
Yes you can fight it. If they sue you for the money, then you can file an answer to the complaint that they file, and then attend the hearing to offer the lease as your defense. Check with local legal aid, or if your local court has a clinic with volunteers to assist those without an attorney.
If a purchase price and payment plan have been agreed, there is no legal requirement to specify any interest rate. And even if there were, and it was omitted, the omission wouldn't make the contract "illegal." It might be more of an income tax issue to determine what portion of the...Read more »
I been having family problems living with my father and step mom. My father is a past alcoholic ! And we don’t get a long . Since am 18 and will be 19 on June 10th can I move in with my bf without my parents okay since am 18. And won’t get in trouble by law since am an adult?
A person is no longer a minor when reaching 18, and is considered an adult, and can make their own decisions and live where they want. But, they can still be on family health insurance, car insurance, etc. So if they move out, they might have to arrange for their own insurance, etc. if the...Read more »
because of Covid. Now we are trying to pay the rent (March -current) but he would not accept it today. He said that he wanted us to now pay a deposit for our utilities and he wants to go through the building and make a detailed inventory list before we can get back in and open. We are in Oak Harbor... Read more »
It depends on the terms of the written lease. Commercial leases typically allow landlords to seize the premises if tenant defaults, lock tenant out, and sell tenant's equipment and property to pay rent and any damages. Landlord does not have to accept late rent, and can terminate the lease...Read more »
I am moving out the car is not in my name but I do have proof of me making monthly payments too them and the deal was I’d continue to pay till the car is paid off I’ve given them well over 1000 dollars towards that car and I could have paid for a crappy car myself can I take my parents to court... Read more »
If the car title and insurance is not in your name, then you would have to prove to the court that there was a verbal agreement to transfer the car to you. But if you are under 18, you are still a minor, and your parents make those decisions about the car.
You can talk to the lender, but lender likely will not agree to take you off. So the loan would have to be refinanced. If ex won't refinance or pay, then file with the court to have ex held in contempt. Talk to your divorce attorney, or use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local divorce...Read more »
When we viewed the home there was mention on a disclosure form of a minor structural issue that had been repaired and had an accompanying engineers letter and warranty with it. Before signing the contract however I was not able to see that document. During the inspection I walked with the inspector... Read more »
I have agreed to buy an item listed on Facebook Marketplace. I am in Ohio, as is the seller. We used facebook messenger to come to an agreement. The seller has since raised the price, and also listed it on ebay. Do I have a legally binding agreement?
You'll have to try to work it out with landlord. If you leave, landlord can sue you for rent and make an adverse entry on your credit report. Court activity is suspended in Ohio, so if you stop paying rent, landlord can also file an eviction, but it won't be resolved until after court...Read more »
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