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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: My gf has slept over for a few nights, my landlord/roommate is now harassing me at work over this, can i file a lawsuit?

My girlfriend has stayed the night inconsistently over the last week, my roommate is my landlord and is bothered by this. He attempted to talk to me but i didnt have time to listen as i was headed to work, and then he decided to contact my workplace and harass me in an attempt to get me suspended... View More

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answered on Jan 27, 2024

In Nevada, landlords must respect the rights and privacy of their tenants. If your landlord, who is also your roommate, is harassing you at your workplace over a personal matter, this could potentially be considered tenant harassment. However, the specifics of your lease agreement, including any... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: How long do I have to move when I have been living somewhere in exchange for work but they have leased the property!?

I have been working for the owner for almost a year now and he ended up leasing the place to someone else who wants me out. How long do I have to get a new place because they only have me 2 days notice

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answered on Dec 12, 2023

In Nevada, without a written lease, you may be classified as a tenant at will, subject to termination with a typical 30-day notice. If your work was linked to the owner's business, your living arrangement might be seen as a fringe benefit of employment, ending upon termination. There could be... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: I was evicted out of MY mobile home with a immediate eviction order. I was never served a 24 hour eviction.

I was never served a 24 hou notice pitor to this imediate eviction notice.

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answered on Dec 4, 2023

In Nevada, landlords are required to give tenants a 24-hour notice to quit before they can file an eviction notice with the court. If you were evicted without being served a 24-hour notice to quit, you may have legal grounds to challenge the eviction.

Here are some steps you can take:...
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Q: H! I've been without hot water for a month now in my las Vegas apartment. Am I expected to continue to pay rent in full?

No hot water for a month. They say they have no idea what the issue is but they also don't offer any accommodations for the lack of hot water. I have to boil water to bathe. I'm also autistic with sensory sensitivity so this is extremely overwhelming

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answered on Nov 15, 2023

In Nevada, landlords must provide habitable housing, including hot water. If your landlord has failed to provide hot water for a month, you may be entitled to rent abatement, which means you may not have to pay the total rent for the time you were without hot water.

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Q: I have twin tenants that are on a month to month lease. I need to notice them that the lease is not being renewed , how

I know that terminating a month to month lease requires at least 30 days notice. 1. Does that notice require that it be given at the beginning of the month, or at any time? 2. Serving them via a process server will be very difficult, as they are not here at any specific times. What is an... View More

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answered on Oct 30, 2023

The 30-day notice to terminate a month-to-month lease in Nevada can be given at any time during the month. The notice period begins on the day that the notice is served to the tenant, and the tenancy ends on the last day of the month following the 30-day notice period.

Unfortunately, due to...
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Q: Can you explain the below clause in a landlord/tenant lease agreement?

Resident Waives any and all rights as to any express or implied covenant of quiet enjoyment, as said claims may relate to any matters or conditions that are not directly caused by landlord's gross negligence or intentional misconduct.

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answered on Oct 19, 2023

The clause states that the tenant is giving up any rights to claim that the landlord has violated the covenant of quiet enjoyment, unless the violation is directly caused by the landlord's gross negligence or intentional misconduct. In essence, you would not be able to hold the landlord... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: Can the apartment give a name of tenant who's harrased you we tried filing police report and cant

Now the landlord gave us threatening letter to lay off there being prejudice I have proof. The guy white who's causing the problem were latino, he was harassing us couple of times here when my husband would walk my senior dogs we tried filing report the landlord, property manager Saud they... View More

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answered on Oct 9, 2023

In Nevada, landlords typically have a responsibility to ensure a safe living environment. However, disclosing personal information about tenants can present privacy issues. If you're facing harassment or discrimination, it's crucial to document all incidents. While you've already... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: Can a motel lock us out of our room even though we have lived there for 5 months. Or do they need to do a proper evic.

Me and my girlfriend have lived in a motel/bed and breakfast for over 5 months in Las Vegas nevada. We have stayed in two different rooms throughout this last 5 months the first room for the first 3 months the second room for the last 2 months. We pay $90 a day on the weekdays and hundred dollars a... View More

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answered on Oct 5, 2023

In Nevada, when someone stays in a hotel or motel for an extended period of time, they might establish tenancy rights. Generally, once someone has stayed in a place for 30 days or more, they could be considered a tenant rather than a transient lodger, which means that the eviction process would be... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Family Law and Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: can my parents kick me out during Covid and keep my son?

When I divorced my husband my parents made me and my son move to Las Vegas. They said we could live with them rent free until he turned 18. The judge ordered my husband to give back my car but my mother said I could have hers because she didn’t want to take me to pick up mine. The night before... View More

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answered on Oct 5, 2023

In Nevada, as in many states, parents cannot forcibly evict an adult child without proper notice. This is typically seen as a landlord-tenant relationship, even if no rent is paid. In relation to your son, if you have full sole custody, your parents generally don't have the right to withhold... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: Hi. I live in Reno. My landlords came to me three days ago and told me I had to move immediately. What do I do?

They said they sold the property and I have to. Leave immediately I have no where to go

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answered on Oct 4, 2023

In Nevada, landlords are typically required to provide tenants with proper notice before requiring them to vacate a property. If you have a written lease agreement, the terms of that lease should be honored until its expiration. If you're on a month-to-month tenancy, the landlord should... View More

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Q: Can a motel lock us out and hold our property until we pay them? We have been a resident there for Almost 6 months

Me and my girlfriend have lived in a motel/bed and breakfast for over 5 months in Las Vegas nevada. We pay $90 a day in cash. We got most of our receipts. Anyways we didn't pay rent for two days and told them to just give me one more day and I'll have my check and can pay everything. They... View More

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answered on Oct 4, 2023

In Nevada, if you've lived in the same location for an extended period, even if it's a motel or hotel, you may be considered a tenant rather than a mere guest. This designation can come with certain rights. If you've resided in a place for over 30 days, the establishment often cannot... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: If a storage unit fire was caused by someone "unsupervised or unattended", (possibly living illegally in unit), am I

able to sue for gross negligence? My household insurance is certainly inadequate. Thank you.

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answered on Oct 4, 2023

In Nevada, if a fire in a storage unit was caused by someone's negligent or reckless behavior, especially if they were living in the unit against the facility's policies, you may have grounds to pursue a claim for damages. Typically, the liability can fall on the person who caused the... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: If a storage unit fire was caused by someone "unsupervised or unattended", (possibly living illegally in unit), am I

able to sue for gross negligence? My household insurance is certainly inadequate. Thank you.

John Michael Frick
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answered on Sep 13, 2023

Yes, you can possibly sue the person who caused the fire for negligence or gross negligence. Gross negligence is somewhat harder to prove but could give rise to punitive damages if you sustained bodily injuries from the fire.

There are strategic reasons why you might not choose to sue...
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1 Answer | Asked in Probate, Estate Planning, Landlord - Tenant and Real Estate Law for Nevada on
Q: In Nevada under NRS statues my mom owns property .Has dementia for 5 yrs no will .when she dies what paper do I file?

Her and boyfriend are joint tenants on her other property both on deed. The other property is in my mom's name only and is paid in full and I live in the house .I have to file paperwork when she dies .What paperwork should I have ready in the State of Nevada?

Jonathan Craig Reed
Jonathan Craig Reed
answered on Aug 22, 2023

If your mother dies before her boyfriend, he will end up owning the property they hold in joint tenancy. If you are an only child and your mother dies without a will you will have to probate the house solely in her name but you will get it unless creditors have a claim. Even if she had willed the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: Hello I have a tenant who says he is buying my property, I am trying to evict himI fear he ay fraudulently lein

convey property, I a in process of evicting him .. Can I file a lis pendes on y property so he can not do convey nor place lien on y property

John Michael Frick
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answered on Jun 14, 2023

A notice of lis pendens does not preclude another person from placing a lien (fraudulent or not) on a parcel of real estate.

If your name is on the deed as the owner of the property, a notice of lis pendens would serve no purpose for you.

In fact, if the tenant were to sue you to...
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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: Can I be kicked out in just a few days from where I live ? I have been here 10 months.

The owner and I had a oral agreement to work in exchange for my stay here. But I'm being told that I need to leave in 2 days time. The property is going to be leased to someone that wants us to leave. But don't they have to give us more notice then this????,

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answered on Dec 11, 2023

Obviously you are a month to month renter. You have possession so the owner will have to sue and serve you to recover possession. Telling you to leave means nothing.

1 Answer | Asked in Sexual Harassment and Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: I was sexually harassed in my own apartment complex by my neighbor. What legal action can I take towards him.

He approached me asking me questions about my dog and before I knew he has his private parts hanging out of his pants, he then proceeded to say he wanted to touch himself to me, where he then proceeded to having an erection.

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answered on Jul 12, 2023

To take legal action against your neighbor for sexual harassment in your apartment complex, you should document the incident, preserve evidence, report it to the local police, notify the apartment management, and seek legal advice from an attorney specializing in sexual harassment cases.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Elder Law and Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: I'm looking for a lawyer that takes cases on pro bono

I'm 68 yrs. old with cancer and going through a stem cell transplant and have paid my rent on time or the past 10 yrs. My landlord has given me to 7/31 to vacate the property. I have no violation I've been off work since last February due to cancer and no money coming in but my SSD which... View More

Dara Joy Goldsmith
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answered on Jun 25, 2022

You should contact Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Southern Nevada Senior Law Program, or Nevada Legal Services for placement. They are all Pro Bono service providers who qualify clients, have staff attorneys, as well as place cases with private attorneys. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Personal Injury for Nevada on
Q: I’m trying to find a attorney that can help with suing my landlord for destroying my Tiny home

Hello my ex landlord evicted me then refused to allow me to retrieve my property which was a tiny home that I was building and residing in along with other personal belongings and tools and materials. He has since destroyed the tiny home and everything else. I can only sue for $10000 in small... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 8, 2022

A Nevada attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for four weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal and the frustration in finding an attorney. It's no guarantee, but one option at this point could be to explore legal aid services or pro bono attorneys. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law and Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Q: I am cleaning and fixing a house and exchange for low rent, I donated two cars that weren't running and now being evicte

At the house I am staying in I made an agreement with a person who manages the property for the owner, Hey agreement was that I would fix up the house and clean the property while I'm living here for a low rent, about the cars too this person many times and they've even mentioned about... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 2, 2022

A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. At this point, you could reach out to local attorneys to discuss. A landlord-tenant attorney would probably be in the best position to advise about eviction. In terms of the cars, you already included Criminal Law for... View More

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