My lease clearly says "Tenant agrees to pay $4,250 per month for the term of the Agreement." And, "This Agreement shall terminate on May 31, 2020." Can I fight this? Is there anything I should be aware that he could do if I don't pay the increase?
An attorney would have to look at the lease to form a definitive opinion, but generally a lease for a set time is a contract which can not be unilaterally changed by one of the parties. It's hard to predict what he could do, since it appears he is not being rational in regard to the rent increase....Read more »
My sister who did not live in our moms home. But a couple weeks after our mom passed my sister told me i had to be out in 10 days. She stated the person she sold it to told her to let me know he was going to change house locks. I have never met the man who my sister sold moms house to. I never had... Read more »
You need to ask her for your mother's will or trust, If she refuses she may be violating the probate code. Hire an attorney or go to the courthouse and do a search for a will or trust document that has been filed on behalf of your mother. You may also hire an attorney to help you with this...Read more »
The owners plan to have the bees killed by spraying something into the wall. Then they plan to tear out the wall INSIDE our apartment to clean everything out. We would prefer that they have the bees removed alive. And we would most certainly prefer that they do the clean up from outside. They say... Read more »
It is my understanding that sidewalks in front of stores are open to the public. However, if someone is operating a business right in front of your business, and is blocking the sidewalk or simply being annoying, I think you can report it to the City or even call an officer to remove the offending...Read more »
I am a landlord and have a vacation rental agency leasing our home. I worked with an individual at the company to sign a lease. Six months later I asked the same individual if they would be willing to allow us to buy out the lease and if so, how much. This individual said he needed to consult with... Read more »
FYI, this is a free online legal forum established to allow members of the public to ask general legal questions to experienced lawyers who volunteer their valuable time to do so. Your important small business question should be directed to your business lawyer. If you have not consulted or...Read more »
I have never heard of a "standard buyout," nor have I ever seen any kind of guideline. The concept is usually referred to as "cash for keys," and it is totally subjective. If you can get your tenants to move out in a relatively short time, and leave the premises "spotless," that is worth a lot of...Read more »
I have no heat water leaks from the ceiling the light fixtures you can cut the lights on when it rains cuz the water come through the lightbulb the world least outside I have mold in it in the garage on complete bathroom in the garage windows missing holes in the roof I've been living like this... Read more »
Our agreement on my having my bf sleepover on occasion.we agreed that he'd pay $20 per night it was never discussed any limit or that special rules . I even asked so we could be clear on all the rules my landlord refused to discuss it and for.now reason now banned him from.evrn coming into the... Read more »
Your landlord is a jerk and may be acting illegally. You have a right to have visitors in your apartment. If you rent a room in his house, that may be different. If he interferes with your BF visiting you, notify him that he is not staying overnight. See what he says about that, If he says he...Read more »
The back where this took place ceiling had lifted up away from walls s owner offered no help city of Sanger posted unsafe signs on all units failed to shut off water ND power police did no investigation they all said it was due to rain section 8 for failing to notice both extinguishers were almost... Read more »
The building owner is definitely in violation of the warranty of habitability and the tenants are entitled to damages. The facts are somewhat unclear but the City inspectors should be called to make a written report and the landlord should be put in notice to arrange for temporary lodging for the...Read more »
please take notice that an order to show cause re: dismissal has been scheduled 04/04/2019 department N18 north justice center..does that mean the detainer was dismissed or my answer.. case number: 30-2019-01043992-cl-ud-njc
I received my security deposit refund and there were deductions that could have been avoided if she would have given me a move out inspection. She also charged me for a new smoke alarm , painting of kitchen and a large cleaning fee.
Send her a certified letter that she needs to refund your deposit with interest in full. Tell her that what she is dingbis a violation of the law. Give her a day like 6 days from receipt of your certified letter to refund your monies owed. If she dies not comply with the law, sue her innsmall...Read more »
The other morning my landlord used his key to unlock my front door as he opened the door I tried to stop him, telling him I was not dressed. He continued to open the door ushering a woman inside while saying “she just needs to see your toilet”. I was mortified. Was this legal?
Assuming it was not an emergency, no, a landlord may not simply enter without notice. 24 hours is presumed reasonable notice, in the absence of evidence otherwise. Read carefully Civil Code section 1954, which deals with entry by landlords, and required notice....Read more »
My landlord served us with a 3 day eviction notice along with a court case date that was 7 days away. When we contacted our property manager he said the landlord wanted all his money or we had to get out, I asked why does it say I haven't paid my rent for 7 months when I have never missed a... Read more »
I am always amazed at the ingenuity of Landlord lawyers to come up with new tactics to get tenants evicted. This new scheme does not smell right to me. I will research this tactic more carefully thus afternoon, but my initial reaction is that it may not stand a court challenge. Best of luck.
Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress: extreme and outrageous conduct by the defendant with the intention of causing, or reckless disregard of the probability of causing, emotional distress; (2) the plaintiff’s suffering severe or extreme emotional distress; and (3) actual and proximate... Read more »
You need to find out why there has been no court date set for your unlawful detainer. perhaps the party filing the UD has postponed the hearing date. If so, you can file your own claim against the plaintiff in the same Court. IT's called "defendant's claim." Again, timing is everything. Be...Read more »
Breach of Contract and Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment, Owner and Manager for harassment, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, outrageous conduct, extreme and outrageous conduct by the Owner and Manager with the intention of causing, or reckless disregard of the probability of causing,... Read more »
I don't understand your statement of "No Court," which I assume means there has been no Court date set. You need to go on the internet and find the nearest Court in your County. Then log in to that Court Website and look for a case number. If you received papers from the Court you probably have...Read more »
all the paperwork she did was wrong she missed a court date for a demurrer. My friend paid her 2k cause I have 0 money and now I don't know what to do about this matter. The court granted the request of the demurrer and I have no clue what just happened. Per the ADA I can ask for a special... Read more »
It is always a good idea to get references when hiring a paralegal. I believe you need to hire an attorney. A Paralegal is not allowed to practice law. Sorry you were taken. You have not stated what type of case it is , so no one can answer this or give you advice. Best of luck.
In the usual situation, if you have two years remaining on your lease, you can stay at least two more years. When a new owner takes over, they take the place "subject to" any leases in effect at the time. If you live in an eviction control jurisdiction, you have additional protections. Be sure...Read more »
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