We've been living in this apartment for 2 months now, paid a $800 deposit & $800 rent. Since we've been here.. the oven wasn't working, they had to replace that. & roach problem began starting from our dirty neighbors next door. & now they are maggots coming out of the... Read more »
A lease agreement need not be in writing to be binding. An oral lease is valid under Louisiana law. And, the payment of an set monthly price tends to support that an agreement as to the thing, price, and term was reached. Still, the fact that the lease was not reduced to writing may help...Read more »
Your lease is always controlling - it is the contract between you and the lessor. But, even if the lease is silent, or not in writing, submission in writing to show notice and reasonable opportunity to cure is always best.
I became dizzy reached for the rail and it gave way.I fell and hurt my shoulder, leg and back. The rail had been broken for some time and the apt. complex maintenance did expection and push the railing back in place without securing it properly. Can I sue them for my medical bill. No has returned... Read more »
Utility company will very well track/know there is a balance. Sometimes, different companies set up landlord accounts, but they are commercial accounts and sometimes, beginning deposit a bit higher. I would bet the balance will need to be paid before utility company releases the account/meter to...Read more »
out of the blue he tells her she has to go and he made her sale all her stuff when they got together and he is demanding her to get out asap like in 2 days she hasn't done anything wrong he just met someone new at work
Unfortunately, if he owns the home, she has no real title right to enforce. Same end result, if she is not shown as a lessee on the lease. I would recommend trying to work out a do-able schedule for leaving and being done with the situation.
The storage was responsible for my belongings, I've lost everything I own for me and my three kids. I'm mentally out of it right now. I just lost my mom and brother which is hard enough, now this. I need help as to how to proceed with a law suit.
First, I am very sorry to hear of your circumstances. My condolences to your family during such a difficult time. As to the storage facility, the lease you signed will govern your available remedies. Most, contain waivers and require you to sign a waiver releasing the facility from liability....Read more »
A claim of this size is probably best brought in Lafayette City Court (assuming it's within city limits). I would contact the Clerk of Court for the 15th JDC and ask how to proceed. I will warn you that even if you do get a court order awarding back rent, in many cases it is very difficult to...Read more »
My security deposit has not been returned to me within the thirty day period. My former landlord is siting damages such as painting, which has to be done for the new tenant, in addition to broken bathroom tiles which were discovered after the maintenance man reset the toilet. I'm going to take... Read more »
to nonpayment of rent for 4 months. I did not enter the dwelling, but simply stayed on the front porch talking to the tenant's boyfriend, who is not on the lease, and he pushed me twice to make me fall off the porch. He was not charged with assault. Can I sue the police dept
It is traditionally very hard to sue the police, particularly because there is a well-established principle that they can use their discretion to decide who to arrest. One area of law to check out is "selective enforcement" where you would be alleging the police arrested you but not the...Read more »
I signed a one year lease under the notion that I was going to have custody of my niece and nephew and that I would have BAH to cover it. Now five months later due to lawyers fees and the fact that the army doesn't recognize a notarized custody agreement but wants one from the court that... Read more »
Unless you informed your landlord of you reasons for getting the lease AND the landlord agreed that you could get out of the lease if it did not work (written in the lease) they you cannot get out of the lease without the landlord's consent. The only provisions I am aware of for military...Read more »
I am staying with a friend who is renting a home but with no lease or contract, something in that area so pretty much, he was the original renter so I don't pay rent. I only paid one month cause my friend didn't have the money. But the landlord does not write him receipts showing that he... Read more »
If there is no lease that means your friend is on a month to month lease. The landlord cannot physically make your friend remove you from the premises but what the landlord can do is issue a 10 day notice to vacate the premises and if your friend does not leave after the 10 days expires, bring...Read more »
Security deposits are the one of the biggest disputes between a former landlord and tenant. If a tenant complies with all the terms of the lease, especially the required notice when they are moving out, and delivered the leased premises back to the landlord in the same condition in which the...Read more »
He gave notice, by email, he was moving on 30 April but has refused to give a definite move out date. I replied saying the lease would terminate on 31 May. He did not disagree. He simply says he will let us know when they are out and the cleaning people have been there so we can transfer... Read more »
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