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My tenant moved without giving a Notice to avoid paying the

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My tenant moved without giving a Notice to avoid paying the next month's rent.
He is demanding his security deposit back. I depend on his rent money to help pay the mortgage. What recourse do I have?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  LawTalk replied 10 months ago.

Good afternoon,

I'm Doug, and I'm very sorry to hear of your situation. My goal is to provide you with excellent service today. In order to give you a clear and concise answer, I will need some additional information about the circumstances, please.

1. Was this a month to month tenancy or a lease?

2. What state are you in?

3. Are you holding a one month deposit?

4. Have you tried to re-rent the place yet?

Doug

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Q1 month to month
Q2 california
Q3 no
Q4 not yet
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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
no how do i cancel this transaction?
Expert:  LawTalk replied 10 months ago.

How much of a deposit are you holding?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I believe it is $19.00
Expert:  LawTalk replied 10 months ago.

I meant the security deposit. How big a security deposit are you holding?

Expert:  LawTalk replied 10 months ago.

Do you still want help or are you trying to get a refund from this site?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I do not want help. I just want a refund. Thank you
Expert:  LawTalk replied 10 months ago.

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