We agreed to stay in this house for two years. This was a verbal agreement. The first year, 2020, the landlord’s son would be here. Starting 2021, it would just be my family. Landlord agreed to pay taxes for 2020 & 2021, and if we decided to stay into 2022, we would begin paying the taxes.... Read more »
Oral agreements for more than one year are not enforceable. So, what you have is a month to month tenancy, which can be changed by either of you with 30 days notice. However, it's not clear what was emailed, which could change the analysis.
The home was in her father's name but we payed all of the bills together. I helped raise her two kids and worked the entire time. I recently went to jail for 90 days she picked me up when I got out I've been back home for 5 almost 6 months. She is trying to kick me out threatening me... Read more »
My son and I moved into an apartment furnished with mini blinds with cords. I want to request they replace them w/cordless ones. My son is disabled and I’m afraid he’s going to hurt himself. Is there any documentation I can include in the request to help get it approved? We live in Texas
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. This might involve a narrow field of legal expertise. Maybe an attorney who deals with accommodations made under the Americans with Disabilities Act (and state laws involving disability/housing) might be knowledgeable...Read more »
House in grandparents name we've lived in home last five years with his father until he passed away. court for eviction is on the 15th odessa tx grandparents left the house to their children and grandchildren
So a while back i evidentally was trespassed from a residence from which i was living. I then, couple weeks after that, i was welcomed back to the residence. Shortly after that i went to jail on an untelated charge that i was released from 3 months later. I then went back to that residence just to... Read more »
We lived in the house for 18 months and the landlord is trying to charge almost $2000; $974 for landscaping/sod, $753 in carpet cleaning/pet dander, $135 in paint, and $120 in scratch repair. I know Texas law protects from reasonable wear and tear but the dogs were always kept in their kennels when... Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. As a general matter, the dollar amount of your dispute might be out of proportion with legal fees if you hired an attorney to handle it on an hourly basis. A more cost-effective option to consider could be small claims...Read more »
They will not allow me to come back to the property to collect my belongings. I don’t know if I have any rights to the land because I’ve been paying land taxes for 8 years. In the last two years I’ve been remodeling the home just to have to ripped away from me.
Contact the precinct Constable's office for the address of the property and ask if they can provide a civil standby for you to retrieve your personal belongings. If they can't, ask if they know which law enforcement agency can. They may have another name for it besides a...Read more »
My mother lived with her boyfriend for the last year, a week ago he died very unexpectedly (even though he did have COPD among other health issues) and his family not only came in to the house but, kicked my mother out and changed the locks not even 5 hours after he passed. Now she's homeless.... Read more »
I'm sorry but I can't figure out what you're asking. Usually if a person is wronged in a legal sense, it is up to that person to pursue any remedy she might have. She may have some rights to that property, but as she's already been thrown out, it may be too late to get any real...Read more »
If you feel like you just have to do something, you can call police and make a noise complaint. Personally I don't favor bringing the police into situations like this, more likely to exacerbate the problem than to fix it. Your word against the neighbor's is what police would be faced...Read more »
There has been a succession of different owners. I have copies of the lease agreements. Giving the required 30 days written notice, I plan to soon vacate the premises. The new owners are renovating and leasing at a higher price than I can pay so the wear and tear will probably not apply, since they... Read more »
Why start possible trouble when you have NO concerns--and will not have any unless and until your landlord refuses to give your security deposit back. (Pet deposits are usually not refundable to anyone.) Wait.
I took my m.o. recite . i proved i paid it. The offie said to go where i purchased it and see who cashed it in. Im i still responsible for my jan rent. Because if it has not been cashed they want me to pay it again. Im not.
Unfortunately, the receipt only proves you bought a money order, not that you paid the rent. Hopefully, the money order company will be able to give you proof that someone in the office cashed it. If it is just lost then they can cancel it and re-issue but that process can take weeks!
They made a deal with us to dwell in the home until Feb 8th closing dates were changed but the vacate date never did. Now it is 3 days until time for them to be out so we can move in and they want 30 more days... WE don't have 30 more days! We have given notice to our current landlord that we... Read more »
What makes the Lease Agreement a "binding" agreement? I understand you have to give a tenant 30 days notice, but what if they do not comply? How would I enforce an eviction notice legally? Thank you so much! - Danielle
If you need to enforce an eviction then you need to go through the legal process. This usually involves filing an eviction action in small claims court. It's worth doing right, which probably means calling an attorney in your area.
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