The statute of limitation for an action based upon a written agreement is 5 years. If the agreement was oral, it would be 3 years. There may be some statutory rights (e.g., Landlord Tenant) that are involved in which case the statute of limitations would generally be three years. If the statutory...Read more »
My friends housemate passed away recently. They lived together for about 10 years in one house (owned by the living housemate) in Missouri. The deceased had no family at all that were living, except for one estranged brother who may be in prison, whereabouts unknown and no will made out. The... Read more »
A Kansas attorney could advise best here, but your post remains open for four weeks. At this point, you might not want to lose more time waiting for a response in a different legal category, but this is something that attorneys in the Probate and Estate Planning categories would have the most...Read more »
I would highly encourage you to speak to an attorney about this. It's not as simple as "the landlord can't evict me." There are a number of nuisances to the current executive orders, and an attorney should be able to help your specific situation. Kansas Legal Services may be able to help, too.
If two or more persons listed as tenants in common on a property, control of the property is problematic if they are unable to agree. In absence of an agreed sale and purchase of the other person's interest, Kansas law provides for the partition of the property through a court proceeding. If...Read more »
My renters never pay on time, and I have to pay every month on a loan for that house. I fix every problem quickly when it is brought to my attention. They won't sign a contract either. What can I do to get them out or raise the rent do to them always being late.
If the lease is a month-to-month, a landlord may provide notice at least one month prior to a rent-paying date that the lease is going to terminate at the end of the following month. In a separate written communication, a landlord could communicate an offer to enter into a written lease at a higher...Read more »
My landlord approached the property (specifically, my front door) without reasonable or any notice. He then comes up to what is only a clear glass door and knocks on it as he is looking into my apartment. I opened the door and he discovers I had been smoking in the house and had pets. What’s next?
It is necessary for a landlord to provide a three-day notice (rent must be paid in three days or an action to evict will be initiated) prior to filing a lawsuit. Once the lawsuit is filed, you will be served with notice that the lawsuit is filed and given a court date to appear. If you file a...Read more »
being asked to co-sign for my son in a apartment lease that he will be sharing with two other boys. The landlord has agreed to an addendum that will state a limited liability equal to his portion of the rent over the life of the lease. Can this be accomplished ?
Yes, if both parties agree you can draft an addendum to provide that you are guaranteeing only a portion of the total rent. As long as both parties sign it, it would be enforceable to limit your liability.
*Please be advised that this answer is for information or educational purposes only...Read more »
My landlord filed Chapter 13 and claimed our address as her primary residency.I paid monthly rent in excess of her mortgage payment. More than a year after I moved in she changed a utility bill to her name to "prove" her residency.When the bankruptcy was complete, she gave me notice to... Read more »
If the lease specifically says they can buy it at a set price, you are probably stuck. With that being said, an attorney can not really answer that question without looking at the document. I would recommend you have an attorney review the contract and provide you an opinion. It is going to cost...Read more »
Landlord is entering for pest control but require a lot done before the spraying (basically the whole kitchen and bathroom emptied) or they charge us. They put a note on the door today while I was at work that the pest control will be here between 9-6 tomorrow. Is that note enough? Can I request... Read more »
I live in overland park Ks. The apartments are saying I am responsible.I disagree because this stove has been an ongoing problem since June. I was supposed to get a new one but it never happened they fired all of the maintenance people accept one then a week before the fire the let go of the... Read more »
He is stating that we did not put in effort to rent out the property. We have the house for sale, we do not want to rent, but we have shown the property to renters. He left the property 7/26 and refused to pay August rent.
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