We moved out of a house we were renting. We are just now getting a list of all charges 2 months after the fact and we have been asking for them since the move out as they would not conduct the move out inspection with us present. Do we have a case to get some or all of the extra charges removed... Read more »
The tenants heldover 2 days beyond the lease termination date then called the police on day 3 when I said we had to wrap things up, claiming I was trying to lock them out and refuse to let them take their possessions. I never locked them out and never threatened to do so, but I did ask if they can... Read more »
Yes I am getting information for my grandfather. He inherited a house and piece of land from my great grandmother when she passed. He put his soon to be ex wife on the deed and now she is leaving and packing all her stuff to leave. She just came into alot of money from her father passing. Can he... Read more »
My apartment management informed me (at move-out) that ALL pet owners have to pay a $200 fee to spray some sort of allergen sealer on the floor before re-carpeting for the next tenant. I was told this without them even having pulled up the carpet to look for any unusual damage. I had to pay a $400... Read more »
Since the person was a renter, to be on the safe side, file a dispossessory action that includes her room, the portion of the attic, and the portion of the garage. Warn her that she must take her stuff out or you will file a dispossessory.
You file it in the county where the rental...Read more »
I THINK MY LANDLORD IS TRYING TO SELL THE HOUSE THAT I AM RENTING FROM HER. I ASKED HER WAS SHE SELLING IT TO ANY ONE AND SHOULD I BE WORRIED AND SHE SAID NO. HOWEVER, SHE HAS BROUGHT SEVERAL PEOPLE OVER THE PAST WEEK TO LOOK AT THE HOUSE AND THEY LOOK LIKE POTENTIONAL BUYERS. IS THERE ANY TYPE OF... Read more »
give the notice to vacate premises? It is my understanding that I must give a 60 day notice. If they do not leave at the 60 days do I then have to legally evict? If so, is it best to do a legal eviction right away?
It all depends on why he's taking you to court. If he is seeking to evict you, he must comply with the lease terms and the code. With few exceptions, s demand for possession is required by law before a disposessory action can be initiated.
If you were served with a dispossessory affidavit that was filed in court, the document will have the stamp of the clerk of the court and inform you of the 7 day deadline to file an answer in court. Therefore, file the answer in court by the deadline. It is so easy to miss the deadline, and you...Read more »
If the landlord has filed a dispossessory, you file your answer and counterclaim at the same time.
The counterclaim would include any repairs you made, the decreased value of your lease, property loss, personal injuries (if any), mental distress, inconvenience, and for wrongful eviction....Read more »
I rent a room from a salon and pay weekly, the supplies and everything I use are mine. the owner changed locks and didnt give anyone a key even though we all had keys. Now we can not get in to work if she is not there with a key nor can we get our stuff if we need it. is that legal
She has the key and alarm key fob for my home. Her belongings are taking up space. We have no written lease. She refuses to return phone calls or text messages. We have no way to communicate with her. How do we get her out of our home?
Verbal understandings regarding anything to do with real property--including rent--are unenforceable; neither she nor you is bound by whatever was agreed. However, to protect yourself I would change all the locks and start legal eviction proceedings.
Retrieval of your items should have been addressed in the TPO action. If she is still withholding your items and they were not dealt with in the TPO, you can file a civil action against her for recovery. If the Temporary Protective Order provided that you are to be permitted to retrieve your items...Read more »
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