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Tenant with suspended license drove thru fence hitting house

Tenant with suspended license drove thru fence hitting house causing $26,000 in damages. His liability is$25,000. He falsified police report

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Y wife are disabled.This apartmen thas bedooms uptairs,

y wife are disabled.This apartmen thas bedooms uptairsJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: ytennessreeJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: me and my wire are disabled so the stairs are difficult.

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Im having an issue with a prior landlord, DC, no, they are

Im having an issue with a prior landlordJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: DCJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: they are withholding my security deposit

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I'm curious about how to break a lease agreement in New York

Hi, i'm curious about how to break a lease agreement in New York CityJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: New YorkJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: yes

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I foolishly sign as gaurantor on a lease for a friend and

i foolishly sign as gaurantor on a lease for a friend and cowork i was dating he did not pay his rent and let during the night and i have no clue where he is so I am left owing his monthly rent until Aug. he rented this apt in Oct from an apt that is in U of L campus and they are going to all student housing in Aug and breaking the lease in Aug I have bought a $75 dollar for a key and turned it in to stop the late fees from accruing but still owe the monthly rent what can I do if anything

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I am a tenant in an aprtment complex in Texas. I have a 1

I am a tenant in an aprtment complex in Texas. I have a 1 year lease and after staying for 3 months I had to plan for leaving to my home country , India. I gave a two months notice in February for leaving in End of April.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TXJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I tried to find a new tenant for the apartment so that the leasing office does not lose any rent. When I asked them if I can finda potential new tenant , they informed me that the apartment was already leased out from May So they are not losing any rent, but asked me to still pay 2 more month's rentJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: yes , I asked the leasing office if that is charging me double rent, they said it is early lease breakage penalty.

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I'm not sure if my question falls under tenant or lease law.

Hello I'm not sure if my question falls under tenant or lease law. I recently signed a lease for an apartment with a move-in date on the 18th of March. Upon my move-in inspection, I found a serious defect to the kitchen island in the apartment. It is unstable and has some split wood along the supports. Because of this, I cannot fully utilize my kitchen. I reported this to the management and it has not been fixed nor replaced. They said they are contacting the builder of the complex to see if he can take a look at it. I have a few questions regarding this. First, what is a reasonable amount of time to allow for the repair. Second, can I expect to get compensated via a monetary or similar credit for the time I've paid full rent but not been able to utilize the space? Lastly, if the issue is not resolved, can this be justification to break the lease without penalty due to the fact I paid for an apartment with this specific feature and am not being able to use it? Thank you.

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I paid rent for the remainder of March but my landlord had

I paid rent for the remainder of March but my landlord had already rented my apartment to someone else...I wrote the dates of the rent I was paying in the memo line but even though I did not occupy the apartment for that time, he cashed the check anyway with but blacked out the memo lineJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: New MexicoJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I just found out right nowJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I was waiting on the return of my security deposit and a list of the necessary deductions and informed him that since I left he should not cash the check

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My property manager who is a contractor, fixed a roof leak

My property manager who is a contractor, fixed a roof leak in my rental. He initially refused to place a plastic barrier up. My family is now very ill from the mold he forced thruout the home with fans, We have been sleeping outside, and now have started staying with local family, I cannot find a local lawyer who will even talk to a tenant they all work for landlords.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Vancouver washingtonJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: not yet, I had a mold inspector out on sunday, He did air tests. He found evidence of mold " above and below so it is inbetween"JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We are new to the state. the landlord has been very harsh and lies repeatedly. I do nor have insurance yet, and have had to pay for my family to get healthcare due to this

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