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She cannot legally represent you in this matter, as you were told, once you tell her that her representation is over and you do not want her to do so. Second, she could tell the current landlord you have that you are living in the office and that could lead your current landlord to give you a notice to cure the breach of lease or be evicted.
On the early buyout agreement, you would be entitled to payment for early moving, plus your moving expenses as part of your negotiations with them.
As far as the new lease with the new party, even if you have no signed lease, if she has intended to lease to you and you paid a deposit there is a binding verbal lease and if you want out of dealing with her, perhaps you need to tell her that you would let her keep the $2000 you have given her if she negotiates $2000 for you on the early buyout of your current premises, this way you walk away from both her and your current lease without having to be obligated to either.
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