Me and my brother having been living together for some time now we moved from the apartment which was just me and him to a house which includes his wife and kids.. I am in the military I still hold my residence with my bother and his family I still have all my things there. We have a mutual understanding of rent for me since I am away on orders my rent is in the from of paying certain utilities. Now I need to create lease or month to month with me and my brother. From the time we moved into the house can both parties as long as we are in agreement back date the lease paper work. Or at the top where It says “This Residential Lease Agreement (hereinafter “Lease”) is entered into this the ____ day of _____________________, 20____, by and between the Lessor: fill in the date we moved in and at the bottom sign the current date. I just want to make sure every thing is legal. I have utilities bills to show proof . Thanks
Can ou tell me, will the landlord agree to this new lease? As well as you and your brother?
My brother is my landlord
Ahh...thanks and sorry for the confusion.If this is the case, and you both agree on the terms, then certainly you can modify the contract. A contract can be modified at any time, so long as both parties to the contract agree on the change. Now, if you want the lease to apply to the past...you use the term "backdate" but if you are going to draft this now...but you want it to apply retroactively, it would be a good idea to put a clause in the lease, perhaps at the end, stating what your doing. If you both agree today on the terms but you want them to extend back 6 months, just write that at the bottom of the lease prior to you both signing it. Please let me know if you have further questions; if so I will do my best to answer them. If not please hit the accept button, its the only way I get credit for my work. Terms and Conditions: By your continuing in this conversation with me, or by your clicking “Accept”, you are expressly agreeing to all of the following: (1) our communication is for entertainment purposes only; (2) you do not seek to establish an attorney-client relationship with me, nor do I with you; (3) you will not rely on anything I say and you will obtain appropriate legal counsel via a traditional office consultation with an attorney licensed to practice in the jurisdiction where your legal issue arises; (4) by communicating with me in this public forum you are irrevocably waiving any right to privacy, confidentiality and attorney-client privilege concerning the matters discussed. You further separately declare that any payment made by you is not consideration for this contract, nor offered for any services rendered by me on your behalf. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, then you must advise me immediately.
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