My daughter is renting and the owners found a messy room in the upstairs where her 22 year old son stayed. They also found a "roach" and maybe a bong (I am not sure). The rentors called the police and they searched the house and said there was not anything there that they could arrest the son for. The owners scared my daughter into signing papers saying she would pay the lease that would be around $5000. My daughter is mentally ill and signed under duress. Can the owners of the house evict her and make her pay the lease? Thank you or your help.
Thank you for your question. Be sure to go ahead and bookmark www.nateanswers.com for future questions.They can evict her, and she would be obligated for the remaining amount of the lease, but there is a caveat to that. They are obligated to find a new renter as soon as they can. That means that she would only be obligated for the unpaid months between her eviction and the time the new renter moved in. They cannot hold her responsible for the entire lease, regardless of what they've had her sign.Please remember to only rate my answer when you are 100% satisfied. IF you feel the need to rate "Poor Service" or "Bad Service", please stop and reply to me via the REPLY TO EXPERT button with the issue you have. I am not paid unless I get a rating of 3 to 5 Stars/Smiley Faces. If I have helped you with your question, please give me an appropriate rating so that I get credit for helping you. Thank you, Nate
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