Real Estate Law
Have Real Estate Law Questions? Ask a Real Estate Lawyer.
Our lease expired in May. The last correspondence from the landlord was that we could continue to live there or move out. He indicated that the lease was null and void. We have not paid rent since March since he said he was unable to receive payments anymore.
Very well done. Thank you. I just wanted to know if someone would come knocking on the door and give us 24 hours or 3 days or something. Actually, I was pretty sure they couldn't do that, but my wife was VERY concerned. I care very much about her peace of mind and this helped greatly!
Can I request you to answer another question? I asked the question but was assigned to a different attorney. I prefer you.
This is regarding the "landlord has declared bankruptcy" situation. Over the weekend, our plumbing backed up. I tried opening the vent above the drains which had worked before. This time, however, I think that the problem is truly a blockage, perhaps roots, between our house and the street. I called the plumber with whom we had worked in the past at this residence. They will not do any work without the approval of the owner. Conceptually, I understand this, but what do I do?
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).