I have my dad staying in my house (me and my husband own the house) and my dad doesn’t pay rent or bills and I want him to move out but he has mail that is coming to my house without my permission. Can I still make him leave ?
answered on Jun 7, 2023
He is considered a tenant. You will have to file an eviction against him, and that process will take several weeks. Since it is likely to cause tension in the home, use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney who handles evictions so the process is done properly. Otherwise, if not done... Read more »
I am a student in college as The defendant in an evictions case that has lasted 3 years. The plaintiff was granted a writ of possession 90 days ago. can they recharge me for non payment of rent When an amount was never Discussed, agreed upon, or even acknowledged, with lack of a lease..?
answered on Apr 28, 2023
Evictions proceed in two phases. The first phase is about possession of the property. The second phase is about money owing. The reason to split it up like that is simple: when you start an eviction proceeding you do not know how much money the tenant owes. Perhaps the house is fine, and it is just... Read more »
The water hot water has been out since a week before Easter. They keep giving us the runaround. Our kids have not been able to take a bath we have a newborn we can’t warm up her bottles except in the microwave. We really need hot water. We’re spending money going to a hotel so the kids can... Read more »
answered on Apr 26, 2023
Ohio Revised Code Section 5321.07 states that you should give written notice to your landlord at the place you normally pay rent. Given the severity of the issue you should ask that the matter be resolved in 7 to 10 days. If the landlord refuses to fix the condition, and you are current with your... Read more »
LLC bought duplex , raises rent 200 then, when I ask for new lease I got a text that said, to difficult to fix issues while you live there so , 2 months notice to leave so the can fix apartment for the LLC son to move in? they have already moved their nephew in upstairs. I do not want to move. They... Read more »
answered on Apr 10, 2023
It makes no difference if landlord is an LLC. If you do not have a written lease for a specified lease term, then landlord can terminate your tenancy by giving 30 days written notice. Landlord is giving you 2 months. If you don't leave, then landlord can file an eviction, which is a... Read more »
It is my intention to move within the next 6 months but my lease renews for a year on the 1st of May. Can I advise landlord in writing that I do not wish to renew a year lease and would prefer to move to a month-to-month basis while I am looking for a new residence. It is possible that I may move... Read more »
answered on Mar 31, 2023
You can ask, but the landlord does not have to agree to month to month. If it renews automatically for another year, then you might not be able to break it if you have to move. You might ask landlord to include an early termination in which you would pay some extra amount to terminate, but... Read more »
My family has been stripped & had everything I've accrued in my life,my garage,car,tools,my kids CLOTHES,Pics of deceased mom,even our pet!
I caught a county commissioner employee stealing. After a long 6mnth harassment. We had a day in court but the judge decided we owed $2000... Read more »
answered on Mar 2, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about your situation. It sounds like a difficult and unjust experience. To answer your question, it may be possible to appeal a judge's decision and seek compensation for losses, but it would depend on the specific circumstances of your case and the applicable laws in... Read more »
answered on Jan 13, 2023
Yes, you can sue any tenant for unpaid rent. What they do for a living is not relevant from a legal standpoint though it may be highly relevant to whether or not you can expect to get a judgment paid.
Is she allowed to do that when my lease clearly states “this is a utility y by the landlord”. My lease isn’t up until 4/30/23. Shes saying that there is new management and that she gave us a 30 day notice so we have to pay. Is this correct? I thought my lease was a binding agreement that... Read more »
answered on Nov 30, 2022
Some property managers act improperly. They sometimes demand that tenants make a payment not required by the lease. If you don't pay it, she could file to evict you. You could then take your lease to court, and if your lease does not require you to pay it, the judge could dismiss the... Read more »
answered on Nov 28, 2022
If you do not have a written lease, then he can evict you. An eviction is a permanent public court record that can make it difficult to rent from a landlord who checks the records, and most do. So avoid having an eviction filed.
The other tennant is new and has a lease until July of 2023. If the new owner wants to live in one half are we the one's that will be forced out? Our 13 year old is in special classes in this school district as well as counseling. It took a whole year to set up these badly needed services.... Read more »
answered on Nov 22, 2022
Without a written lease, a tenant is in a risky position. A month-to-month tenancy can be terminated by either tenant or landlord at the end of any rental period (typically the end of the month) by giving at least 30 days notice in writing to the other. If landlord gives notice, and tenant does... Read more »
I took the keys on Friday November 11th around 3:30 pm and by Saturday the 12th at 11:00 am I told the property manager I wanted out of my lease. I signed a 12 month lease, and the place gives me severe anxiety to be in the unit, I haven’t moved all my belongings in yet, and I have 2 cats... Read more »
answered on Nov 15, 2022
A tenant can try to negotiate a lease termination with the landlord, but the landlord doesn't have to agree. The tenant wouldn't have a good basis for termination, unless a court finds tenant was not mentally competent to sign a lease. A tenant is not required to move in, but if tenant... Read more »
He doesn't go to school or pay bills.
answered on Oct 28, 2022
You give notice to terminate his tenancy, and if he doesn't leave, you proceed with an eviction. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to do the eviction.
I have an old front door, and 3 of the glass panels broke and there's also a half inch gap in my door and its frame. She even sent me text message stating those panels have been cracked for years why did they break all of a sudden. Its causing my bills to increase and its getting colder and... Read more »
answered on Oct 26, 2022
Deposit your rent with your local municipal court and seek an order compelling the landlord to make repairs. DO NOT STOP PAYING RENT, just pay it to the court instead.
Cares act covered ally paid rent until October. I was just notified of this and I'm being kicked out now. Unethical?
answered on Oct 26, 2022
Either party can terminate a month-to-month lease for any reason (except for racial/religious discrimination) upon giving proper notice.
answered on Oct 24, 2022
Anyone can represent themself in court. Where landlords get in trouble is that it is unlawful for a person who is not a lawyer to represent anyone else including a corporate entity. So, if a non-lawyer landlord has created an LLC to manage the property, he or she cannot represent the LLC because... Read more »
answered on Oct 13, 2022
It depends on what section 27 of your specific lease says. But they are alleging that the section requires you to take some action, e.g., paying the rent, or not to take some action, e.g., subletting, and that you have failed to comply. Look at your lease. What does Section 27 say?
My parents sold the house and now there are new owners and I don't know when I have to be out and don't know any rights I have
answered on Oct 10, 2022
If you had a written lease with your parents, the new owner must honor that. If there was no lease, then you are a month to month tenant, and the new owner can offer you a new lease, or terminate your occupancy by giving you 30 days' written notice.
We all have a month to month lease and she wants to raise rent again starting November 1st after she already raised it once and then kick us out before the beginning of the year.
answered on Sep 29, 2022
A month to month tenancy can be terminated by either landlord or tenant by giving 30 days' written notice. If a tenant does not leave, then landlord can file an eviction. If a landlord sends notice of a rent increase, and tenant does not agree, then tenant or landlord can give the 30 days... Read more »
In addition to swindling all my deposit, my ex-landlord violated at least 5 of my rights, yet I can't sue him for these because I can't prove any monetary loss in Small Claims Court, according to the Court Clerk. So what's the point of these laws? I AM suing for deposit theft as I... Read more »
answered on Sep 26, 2022
You can only win what you lost unless there’s a reason for punishing the other side. If the other side is wrong in fact but not morally, you can only get compensation. Think about a car accident. It would be unfair not to compensate someone for wrecking their car. It would also be unfair to... Read more »
Kitchen plumbing has leaked and been clogged up since my move in date and landlord refuses to repair the problem.
answered on Sep 26, 2022
If a tenant withholds rent, the landlord can file an eviction. Try to work it out with the landlord to get repairs. If that doesn't work, then after giving written notice to landlord of the problem, you can start paying rent on time each month into escrow with your local court. Check the... Read more »
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