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1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law and Landlord - Tenant for Texas on

Q: Can my landlord raise my rent because there was a Gas leak also stop any repairs.

This past Sept 2017 my gas was turned off and the meter taken off. The gas company told me a licensed plumber had to come check the pipes under the house/ground. I told my landlord he got mad that the gas company got involved. He said now he had to pay for a permit and hired a licensed plumber. The... Read more »

Ross F. Tew answered on Oct 29, 2017

My initial reaction is no, your landlord can't break the lease by raising your rent based on the types of repairs involved. Keep in mind that you need to have an attorney review your lease and any correspondence you have with your landlord before advising you one way or the other.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law and Tax Law for Texas on

Q: In Texas if the buyback I received from Volkswagen is less than the original price I paid for the vehicle, do I owe tax?

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D. Mathew Blackburn answered on Dec 2, 2016

Property settlements for loss in value of property that are less than the adjusted basis of your property are not taxable and generally do not need to be reported on your tax return. See Publication 4345 https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p4345.pdf.

2 Answers | Asked in Products Liability and Lemon Law for Texas on

Q: What can i do?

In the end of march 2016, i bought a 2009 dodge journey which i was told it would be 9,000 with interest and everything, but when paying my first payment i saw my total payme t is 14,000.

Since i have had the vehicle 1)MANY many times the car does not start, 2)does not excelerate, i was... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 29, 2016

Look for a consumer law attorney in your area. Www.naca.net

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