My husband is being sued by a landlord from about 5 years ago for a "breach of contract". This landlord is using an attorney from the same firm that my husband has previously used. Is this a conflict of interest? It is a different attorney, but the same firm.
A conflict of interest arises only if the attorney learned information about you in representing you previously that s/he could use now against you when representing the new client. It does not automatically arise from the attorney’s prior representation of you. There is not enough information in...Read more »
Review the Colo Security Deposit Act...This provides an means for tenants to recover wrongfully withheld security deposit money and if the LL forces the matter to court and loses the damages may be tripled plus attorney fees.
First, is there a landlord-tenant relationship here or just a guest staying beyond their welcome? Then, only the landlord can terminate a tenant's tenancy, NOT a roommate unless they are also the landlord. Foul odors likely come under the failure to keep the premises clean and sanitary. If there...Read more »
Stevens-Ness or MultiFamily Housing NW both publish almost any form a landlord could need. Whether they are appropriate for your needs or whether you fill them out correctly is a different potential issue. Both are available online. Good luck.
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?
I pay 150 dollars every month on the 20th to be able to stay at my familys house. She says the money goes to the cable and wifi bill, thats in her name. Im not allowed to call it as rent, what would it be called? I believe it's because she dont want to claim she gets rent because it will mess up... Read more »
Whatever you call it, it is 'income' to her (whomever 'she' is ....) and it may or may not disqualify her from receiving SSDI, Without seeing the details and discussing what is REALLY going on here -- for example, why do you care what it is called?
If this is causing you or her issues (and...Read more »
On Sept 26,2019 We signed a one year lease. We knew the house has been for sale, but the landlord assured us repeatedly that if it sold the new owners would be required to honor our lease. Well he now has an offer, but the new owners want to take ownership in 90 days. We need to know what our... Read more »
Under Florida law the landlord must abide by the terms of the written lease--meaning you can stay on for 8 more months; but in this case that might not be your best option--because the new owner wants you out early.
Suggestion: Try to make a deal that includes the landlord's offer--but...Read more »
If it is a month to month tenant, you take subject to the tenancy. Unless, there is a shorter period agreed to by the parties, you must give 60 days notice. Once the 60 days notice had ended, you must seek court intervention to remove them.
We used anchors to hang TVs, pictures etc. and we did our absolute best to try and patch up and paint over however each and every patch/repaint location was marked by our landlord for as he puts it "repairing all the walls that were damaged with the sloppy patching you did throughout the entire... Read more »
Well we don't have any statutory authority of what actually defines normal wear and tear. I would think holes in the wall would not be normal wear and tear but that depends on the overall condition and what your landlord has to do to cover up the attempted repairing of the holes. For future...Read more »
I am subleasing an office space in Orlando. The sublessor has been late the last 4 months even thought I paid my rent to them. As a result, the property landlord has sent me eviction notices the last 4 months. Ultimately, by the middle of each month, the sublessor remits payment. I can not go... Read more »
He received an offer on his home and told me I didn’t need to redo the patch work I supposedly “ruined his walls” with. After his inspection recently fell thru, he now has text me that he is getting quotes to repair the patch work to the tune of $2150. Interestingly enough, my security... Read more »
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 »
Depends on a lot of factors such as how long the person as been living there, if the tenant has a month to month lease or a fixed term lease (generally 1 year) and potential other factors based on whether it is a fixed term lease or a month to month lease. I would recommend contacting a local...Read more »
If you are a landlord with a valid lease agreement with the tenant then you will need to evict the tenant for cause. However, there are a lot variables that would need to be known before giving you more advise if you are the landlord.
If you are not the landlord and you are just the...Read more »
We recently moved out of a rental home and our landlord is looking for reasons not to give our security deposit back. We have been out for two weeks, and he sent photos of “water damage” That a “water damage specialist found”. He said the water marks show that water came from the window... Read more »
Also have mold growing in the apartment due to the leaks in the windows and doors. The contaminates are coming out of the cracks in the walls. I’m vacuuming twice a day trying to keep ahead of the waxy particulates that are coming from the walls getting worse it’s been three months it is... Read more »
You may need to speak with two different attorneys here. Maybe the more pressing issues are those involving habitability in your apartment. Contact a landlord-tenant attorney to discuss your remedies under Mississippi L-T law. You could also contact a personal injury attorney. However, based on the...Read more »
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