I have provided mail that I have received in my name to that address and I have provided 12 months worth of rent receipts, but the office still needs a document signed by the landlord. He and I left on bad terms and he refuses to answer any calls. Can I compel him legally to answer? I was supposed... Read more »
Court house said I was never served/ nothing further came. Gave me # for lawyer. I called he said they didn’t serve bc they didn’t have an address for us to be served. We left/broke lease due to conditions of rental. He gave me an amount to pay, includes “rent owed” and attorney fees. Do we... Read more »
If the Judgment was entered just a few days ago, move the Court to set aside the Default. Otherwise you have to worry about the Judgment's consequences. It could be made a Lien on property or a Garnishment on your Bank Account or paycheck. A credit report might be made. If you are...Read more »
My grandfather passed with no will but it was known everything was to be split between his 2 children, my mother and my uncle. My uncle started probate and then very unexpectedly also passed just 44 days later. Now his share is to be split between wife and daughter. The house he owned is up for... Read more »
You have not stated enough facts to determine who the heirs at law are, and therefore own the home. However the heirs own it and can agree to sell it anytime they want. Hire an attorney to determine heirship, draft an Affidavit of Heirship, and possibly make an offer to them for purchase. Get a...Read more »
There is currently not a lease agreement in place. We have been living there since Jan. 2020. The owners passed away and the daughter is over the house now. We figured this was coming, but expected more than a month heads up. We have elderly family that that we have to stay close by to help take... Read more »
We have all in my building just received a notice they're doing a lender's inspection next Tuesday the notice States the tenant must stand outside while they're doing the inspection they cannot legally make me do that can they I'm not real happy about that and I do not have... Read more »
I had to leave my apartment suddenly with my infant due to a domestic situation that turned violent. The apartment complex has now turned me over to collections. Can they do this if the apartment was rented quickly after I left?
The short answer is, yes. If you broke the lease then you would be responsible for any damages that were not covered by a security deposit. They have a duty to mitigate by getting a new tenant. But even doing that may not have covered anything you owed on the lease.
Contact the landlord- The lease will control and it probably doesn't provide a way out under the circumstances. But most landlords will work with you - if you give them enough notice to find someone to replace you. So you may have to pay a couple of months rent. Some people are not paying...Read more »
If there is no will, and the father is not married , and the house is not jointly owned, then the house should vest in the children when he dies. If your wife becomes joint owner she cannot just be thrown out of the house. I suggest talking to an attorney to understand the whole process.
I recently moved out of an apartment in Tennessee. Despite multiple requests, I was never given a walk-through. In addition, we left 2 weeks before our lease ended due to fear of COVID-19, and the fact that we did not feel our apartment was following CDC Guidelines.
Venue will basically be the County and State of the leasehold. If you do not pay what is demanded, then the landlord can sue you in that County, but will have to try to collect any Judgment against you. If there was a security deposit, than that might be something to sue for.
I asked her to leave and she refuses. She threatened to shoot me if I evict her. She then threatened to burn my house down. Also stating she could hide my body for a year before anyone asked about me. By then the cops will have more important things to do than worry about finding my body. She has... Read more »
File a Detainer Warrant in General Sessions Court For Possession Only. It must be served or posted. Do not ask for rent money or costs. If she is not out within 10 days of the Judgment, hire a lawyer just to get a Writ of Possession issued and executed. Do not get in a fight, or she will get...Read more »
Your lease will control how the lease is renewed. Look at your lease. The lease may automatically renew- unless you give notice of termination. It may renew if you give notice that you are renewing- either either of those- your notice was enough.
No contract has been signed. The agency/property managers did not disclose that the security deposit would be non-refundable prior to paying the security deposit. As soon as the payment was made they stated it was not refundable.
Landlords refuse return of security deposits all the time. You usually have to sue in General Sessions if you really want it back. The oral statements are pretty much irrelevant as the monies are supposed to be for a security against leasehold damages.
Not sure of your question. But that is a Detainer Warrant for possession of the leasehold. The owner wants the renter out and may also want unpaid rental payments. Go to Court and ask for return of the security deposit if there is one. Start looking for another place to live. You might get...Read more »
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