In Louisiana, a room in a shared living space generally refers to an individual bedroom or living area within a larger dwelling (such as a house or apartment) that is occupied by multiple residents who share common areas like the living room, kitchen, and bathroom. When you rent a house together...View More
In Louisiana, if someone is living in your home but is not on the lease, they are considered an occupant or a guest, depending on the circumstances of their stay. As a homeowner or primary leaseholder, you generally have control over the use of your property and its amenities. However, if the...View More
My landlord first began to harass me almost daily by coming to my home just walking in not knocking or anything and asking who was there and why are they there. Then on Christmas Day there was an incident involving her niece that I was trying to help. She went a little crazy by breaking my 55"... View More
I'm sorry to hear about your difficult situation. In Louisiana, landlords are required to follow specific eviction procedures, and it seems like your landlord's actions were not in accordance with the law. It's crucial to document any evidence of her entering your home without...View More
In Louisiana, if someone moves out and leaves personal property behind, you can't immediately dispose of or claim the items. Louisiana law requires landlords or property owners to provide notice to the former occupant about the abandoned property. You should send a written notice, preferably...View More
I have plans to build a house on this land I do not know what I can legally do with their trailer. They won't answer phone calls from me. Therefore I don't know what their plans are. Wh what are my rights concerning this matter? I live in Louisiana.
In Louisiana, if your daughter and son-in-law have left their trailer on your property for around six months without communication, you may explore legal options. Sending them a certified letter notifying them of your intention to remove the trailer if they don't respond within a specified...View More
I Also Have Laundry Backed Up, Due To the dryer keep going out on me & washer fills with water for no reason. I Made Multiple Complaints For Months Now They Haven’t Did Anything But Take Pictures & Tell Me Someone Going To Come But Never Do.
A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If you suffered illness or health effects, you could try to arrange a free initial consultation with a personal injury attorney. Unfortunately, many law firms are reluctant to handle mold cases. Retain any medical...View More
I signed this renewing lease about half way through my current lease and didn't think I would want to change apartments. But I was able to find a better place and the current apartment isn't very safe as there's been a shoot out and drug deals happen right outside my window.
When it comes to getting out of a soon-to-be-renewing lease, here are a few potential options:
Early Termination: Review your lease agreement to determine if there are any provisions for early termination. Some leases may have specific conditions or penalties for breaking the lease before...View More
We put our 60-day notice in on 3/31, put our move out date on 5/30. We finished cleaning out our stuff and deep cleaning the apartment the night of 5/30. Logged into their system 5/31 and saw $2,121.58 in cleaning and damage charges put in on the 30th. Meaning they entered the house & did the... View More
I recommend that you fight this. You can ask your landlord for an itemization of the monies he;s charging you as well as he identify the damages. If you dispute the itemization, or if you do not want to speak to the landlord yourself, then I would consult with a general practice or litigation...View More
I'm sorry to hear that you are experiencing these issues. I recommend contacting your local Section 8 office or the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for assistance. You can find your local Section 8 office by visiting the HUD website and using the Office Locator tool. You can...View More
If you do not have a Deed, then you do not have title to claim a homestead exemption. You might want to look into borrowing the money to buy it, but then your homestead rights will be waived against the lender.
We have lived in the rental for over a year. A new couple friends of ours moved in with us and just signed a new 12 month lease. We didn't renew our lease because we new the property was up for sell. So we have been month to month. REgardless the property sold and the new owner posted an... View More
Based on your post, you should fight the eviction, however it will be a short victory. If you are month to to month, then the new owner can simply ask you to move out at the conclusion of the month to month---thus while you should win the eviction, it probably only means a 30 or so day delay...View More
A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It's possible you could. You could reach out to local attorneys to set up a free initial consult. If you have medical records that support your injuries, they would be helpful. Good luck
I had a tenant with a lease agreement in effect from January 1, 2023, to December 31, 2023. Recently, this tenant approached me, requesting to vacate the premises two months earlier than the agreed-upon end date because they had purchased a house with a closing date set for October 31, 2023. Their... View More
In Louisiana, when a lease ends and both individuals' names are on the lease agreement with no further stipulations, it can create a complex situation regarding who stays in the property. Typically, the resolution might rely on negotiations between the parties involved. For personalized legal...View More
Use the Justia Find a Lawyer tab and search for lawyers in your area who practice in the subject matter you are seeking---contact a few of them for a consultation----some you contact will provide a free first meeting/consult. Good luck.
Recently the landlord and I finally came to an agreement over damages her neglect caused my property. The next day she began demanding my dog be put on a leash. My service dog had not been leashed in almost a year, since she had become a service dog.
Your service dog cannot be required to be on a leash in two instances: 1) your disability prevents you from using a leash, and 2) the service your dog performs for you as a result of your disability cannot be performed if the dog is on a leash.
A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you speak with a local attorney, many courts nationwide do not look kindly on the idea of waiving liability for injury in general. It could depend on how a waiver was written. Good luck
Was sued for breaking a 2yr rental contract. 3 months into the new rental with exgirlfriend, i was told by police that I could not return to the property because of( arguing with exgirlfriend). She stay in rental for a year then abandoned it. I missed court so the judge said I owe 30,000. I'm... View More
You do not mention when your court date is, however, you need to go about hiring an attorney between now and then. If you are able to hire an attorney before then, then he (ad you) will decide whether or not to seek a continuance. If you do not think you will be able to hire an attorney before...View More
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