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I signed a lease in January 2017 and move in is scheduled

I signed a lease in January 2017 and move in is scheduled for June 1-July 30, 2018. 1 house with 4 individual leases/bedrooms on Virginia college campus. I was sexually assaulted and the 3 friends and I are no longer friends and I want to get out of the lease due to the complexities of the assault. The assault has nothing to do with the room I am renting. Can I get out before June 1?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: VirginiaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: for the lease or the assaultJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: for the lease or for the assault?

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legalgems

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This pertains to lendlord and tenant law. i have 2 months

this pertains to lendlord and tenant law. i have 2 months left until my lease expires, but need to leave now due to harrasment by neighbor. im scared for my and my childs safety . will i be responsible for breaking the lease ?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: floridaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: yes i have an order of protectionJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i can not use the common areas such as pool and gym because of fear

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RobertJDFL

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Can I break a rental lease if I just signed it? New York

Can I break a rental lease if I just signed it?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: New York stateJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: YesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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RobertJDFL

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I am not sure if this is the correct department. I am an

I am not sure if this is the correct department. I am an owner of a duplex ini Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and my tenant is harassing me. He has done work inside the house that I did not authorize. He keeps erecting a fence which I do not want. He is calling the city every time he has a thought. He is completely unreasonable. I was hoping there was something I could do legally to break his lease.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The lease was made by myslef. no real contract. Limited verbiage...I guess that is all.

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Irwin Law

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My brother has 18 months to go on a business lease and has

My brother has 18 months to go on a business lease and has had a heart attack and can no longer run his store. What can we do to break the lease?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: New mexicoJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No. Just trying to liquidate the assets.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: How much does this cost?JA: I'm not sure of the exact price, but there's only a $5 deposit. The rest of the price information will be on the page I send you to.Customer: Great. Let's do it. Thanks.

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Loren

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I will need to relocate for work in a few months. I just

I will need to relocate for work in a few months. I just signed my lease for a year in April. I couldn't find anything about breaking the lease in my contract, so I looked it up in Nevada law. I'm trying to minimize my cost, I see that I might have to pay for the rest of my year lease. My brother might be willing to take over the lease under his name but do I have any other options? I also saw that my landlord could actively find another tenant too and might minimize my cost is that true?

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legalgems

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My question is the following we have signed a lease two

Hello, my question is the following we have signed a lease two month ago for a new apartment. When signing it, some work needed to be done in the apartment (kitchen, floors, etc.) the landlord told us it would be done by the time we move in now, we were supposed to move in this week end but the apartment is still not livable: the kitchen is not done, there are still holes in the walls due to electricity work, etc. what are our options there? including breaking the leaseJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: MassachusettsJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: yes we signed a lease, gave a first, last month and depositJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no I think that's it. We received the keys to the new apartment yesterday but obviously we cannot move right away

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Loren

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I took over the remaining 7 months in a one-year lease in VA

I took over the remaining 7 months in a one-year lease in VA as a subleaser and my name is ***** ***** official leasing agreement. The leasing agreement does not indicate that the landlord prohibits sublet. Because I'm moving away for graduate school, I need to find someone to sublet the for remaining three months, but now the landlord said she doesn't allow me to find another subleaser since the "association" of the neighborhood does not allow short-term sublet. I thought I would have the right to find sublet if the leasing agreement does not prohibit it. Is there anything I can do to find out if the landlord is lying? Thanks!JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: VirginiaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Do you mean leasing agreement?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Barrister

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I am a resident of Minnesota. I am 22 and yesterday I signed

HI.I am a resident of Minnesota. I am 22 and yesterday I signed a lease for a year for an apartment that has become my nightmare! It is a fine apartment, but I found out that my job is less stable than I originally assumed, which means that I have NO way of paying the rent. Additionally I felt EXTREMELY pressured by the owner/tenant to sign the lease (he made me fill out an application, but did not do any sort of background check or take any sort of time out before having me sign the lease). I went to go put a security deposit down and he had the lease ready for me. A flimsy paper that specifies very little. I read that Minnesota has a 72 hr cooling off period and was wondering if this applies to me.

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