My husband and I checked in on 8/30/2018. We have been here continuously, since. I have receipts to prove this. With that TCA, does the police not have to enforce the law as stated, even though it is civil? This hotel also turned our power off, and I know this is illegal as well, so I flagged a... Read more »
You are incorrect. The Police enforce criminal law violations. It is up to the citizen or the civil authorities to enforce common law, statutes and equitable principles in the Courts of our State. You may have a cause of action to sue for damages or to enjoin what you believe are illegal...Read more »
The eviction is due to finding them in possession of an illegal drug, and violating a verbal rental agreement for them not to come home intoxicated or bring home any alcohol. There is no lease involved. And they were never asked to pay rent. We allowed them to live with us to help them get back on... Read more »
This problem occurs frequently among family, etc. Strictly speaking, since there is no lease and there was never a demand for rent, these people are NOT actually tenants- they are "guests"- and you have the right to ask them to leave at any time, just like you might have allowed a door to door...Read more »
I am inquiring on behalf of my adult son. He has lived at this apt complex for 3 years. Never been late on rent and keeps to himself. He has a dog and a cat (he paid deposit) and has told them multiple times not to go into apt without him knowing because the animals could go out and get ran over.... Read more »
Usually yes. Read the Lease as some form of Landlord Right being able to enter the Leasehold is almost certainly in there. He may wish to look for another address as the Landlord is now messing with him.
she is the owner of the home. it was never a written agreement as to how much to give her in rent. my boyfriend and i paid what and when we could and it was an adequate amount to pay for our living there and some of hers as well. she kicked us out and refuses to give us our belongings. we did... Read more »
Yes she can ask you to leave or have a Detainer Warrant prosecuted against you all. Write her a letter asking for the specific items back by placing them on the sidewalk, porch, etc on a certain day and time she chooses. If the items are valuable, you can file an Action to Recover Personal...Read more »
We allowed them to move in with no lease and no rent. But now we want to evict them because they are alcoholics. There have been two incidents where the male has struck the female, according to her word. If there is no lease involved and no rent was expected, do we have a right to kick them out at... Read more »
File a Detainer Warrant in General Sessions Court. The service on them or the posting on the door is notice to quit. Do not get in a fight and tell them they can tell everything to the Judge. Be careful, because if there is a fight they will have you arrested for assault and have leverage...Read more »
This will totally be controlled by the language of your lease with an option to purchase document. If you are violating a term of the lease the lease will generally provide a default remedies provision. Also, if there is some provision that let's you out of the lease then it should be spelled...Read more »
Remember the owner must file suit and serve you. Then you go to Court and the owner must prove his cause of action for tort to a preponderance of evidence standard. It may not be worth his while to sue you. If he files in Sessions, then defend yourself, probably by denying all knowledge or...Read more »
If you really feel the Contract is to Lease 12 acres, then sue for Breach of Contract. But I doubt you have any damages, and probably do not want to move out yet. Also you do not want to pay for 10 acres you are not using if that is what the Lease is about. You probably are not paying to use 12...Read more »
She agreed to watch a horse and horse equipment until we were able to get it back. When we realized we could not get the horse we willingly signed it over to her. Now she is claiming that she now owns all of the horse equipment because it's been on her property but as not done anything with local... Read more »
You may wish to file an Action To Recover Personal Property in General Sessions Court. If not, you might as well abandon the items, because going there might be charged as Trespass. She might even charge you with Theft of Property if you take something.
The answer would depend on what your lease says and also perhaps what county the property is in. If those two sources do not provide an answer then the general answer would be "no" you do not have to abide by their demands. But you would still be required to give as much advance notice as possible...Read more »
Is there free legal help for low income? He’s not able to work due to a serious skin infection he has from a fall trying to move without lights. We are being evicted and our landlord was harassing us by walking in and yelling and cussing us to get out. We have security servalance of this. I asked... Read more »
I live in a rural area in Tennessee that is not covered under The Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act. I received a notice to vacate on March 7, 2019. I paid the next months rent and vacated the property on the April 15, 2019. I asked for an inspection of the property to be completed that... Read more »
All you can do is sue for the Security Deposit back as a Breach of Contract. If you had a written Lease, it may have had a term dealing with the same. You could sue the Owner pro se in Sessions Court, but it would be better with an attorney. If the amount is under $700, you might not want to...Read more »
Landlord sold house Friday new owners want to require a application be turned in by Sunday. They want to increase rent by $250 per month they will not honor the old lease and they will not give us time to think about an answer. Are any of these practices illegal and how can I appropriately handled... Read more »
If you want you can continue in possession any pay the current rental. However the Owner my file a Detainer Warrant to run you out. You would use the current Lease as your defense. However you need to find a new place to live, as the new Owner may come into your home, cut utilities, etc.
Unfortunately you must file a Detainer Warrant against her in General Sessions Court. She can be served personally or it can be posted on the door. You are trying to get a Judgment for Possession, not rent. If she does not leave after 10 days, you must request the Court issue a Writ of...Read more »
well water which it include 2 houses how long does said landlord have to rectify this problem.and what actions can be done toward landlord not being concerned over problem and not answering his phone when you call or text PERSON
There is no time requirement for the Landlord to fix a problem unless a Lease Term so specifies. Obviously you are now on a month to month Lease without the Landlord having a duty to repair. You might wish to find another place to live. I do not believe a decent suit for Constructive Eviction...Read more »
I was told detainers are only good for 30 days and they charged me with tresspassing on the writ of possession that was unlawfully obtained for trying to get the rest of my property. Is the information i have accurate?
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