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Q: Can landlord use security deposit if on a month 2 month and you give notice of moving. And you move within 30days

Joseph Jaap answered on Jun 12, 2019

Tenant is obligated to pay rent on time each month, not skip that last month of rent for landlord to deduct from deposit. If tenant does that, landlord could file for eviction, which is a permanent court record, and can make it difficult for tenant to rent from a landlord who checks.

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Q: Can a landlord legally ask a tenant for more money after withholding a security deposit on a rental agreement?

I have just recently moved from a rental property to another location. The lease agreement was for a 12 month period and after the 12 months, it became a month by month situation. After five years, I left the property and the security deposit was withheld for random repairs of the property. The... Read more »

Joseph Jaap answered on Dec 4, 2017

You can request receipts. But if you don't pay, the landlord could sue you for the repair amount in small claims court if under $6000, and you could then go to court and dispute the amount the landlord claims. But the landlord might not sue, and instead could make an adverse entry on your credit... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Civil Litigation, Probate and Securities Law for Ohio on

Q: How can I freeze my mom bank accounts?

My mother had pass away this past Sunday ,family members are trying to take advantage, they took her credit cards check books without my permission and someone told me they was trying to write out a check and try to withdraw money from her account witch is illegal. How can I freeze her... Read more »

Kenneth V Zichi answered on Apr 26, 2017

1) Not having a will doesn't mean you don't have to go through probate. Indeed, it likely means you WILL have to go through probate.

2) Simply inform the banks your mother has died, and call the credit card companies with the same information. They will freeze the account automatically...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Securities Law for Ohio on

Q: Can I take the justice system to court?

So this Hilary incident that happened recently, may I take the entire justice system to court? I know that is an ambitious question but that was a blatant disregard of the law. I do not care that she is running for president, she broke the law and endangered national security. Why does she get to... Read more »

Matthew Williams answered on Jul 6, 2016

You will not be able to successfully sue the FBI or Justice Department because they declined to prosecute Hillary. Law enforcement and prosecutors make decisions every day about which cases to pursue and which to decline. The concept of prosecutorial discretion has a long history in our legal... Read more »

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Q: My father died 11/13/2014. How do I redeem his GM stock

My father gave me the stock certificate which is to be decided between my brother and I. How do I redeem these gm stock shares

Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Nov 8, 2015

Your father's personal representative (appointed by the probate court) should contact GM.

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