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I saw on my lease that the apartment complex signed my and

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I saw on my lease that the apartment complex signed my and my husband's names on our lease
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?
Customer: Mass
JA: Has any paperwork been filed?
Customer: we've been living here since Dec 2015
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: we'd like to move out and get any money back if we could
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Irwin Law replied 1 month ago.

If you did not authorize the apartment managers either in writing or verbally to sign the lease on your behalf, and if you did not acquiesce in the signing afterward, then the lease is void and you may move out; however, the money that you paid would be considered as earned as rental whether you had a lease or not, so you will not get back what you already paid.

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