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I am a guarantor for an apartment in Gainesville, FL for my

I am a guarantor for an apartment in Gainesville, FL for my son and his girlfriend. They've dissolved the relationship but she doesn't want to leave the apartment. She has caused damag to the apartment. The apartment manager says she can sign herself off the lease or get another guarantor to release me and my son can sign himself off the lease and we can walk away. She is stating that she will not leave the apartment nor will she get a guarantor. What can I do?

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I am looking for an experienced attorney that specializes in

I am looking for an experienced attorney that specializes in HOA disputes & CC & R's. We are currently building an outbuilding in our subdivision that is being disputed.

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We are looking to have a fallen tree and a very large 80'

We are looking to have a fallen tree and a very large 80' pine tree removed from our property. We have a copy of the certificate of liability insurance and have some questions. We reside in NY. We are concerned should one of the workers fall from the tree or sever a leg with a chain saw are they covered. I have listed the coverage below:Commercial General Liability: General aggregate limit applies per Policy. Occur:Each occurence: 1,000,000Damage to rented premises (we own): 100,000Med Exp: (any one person): 5,000Persona and Adv Injury: 1,000,000General Aggregate: 2,000,000Products: comp/OP AGG: 2,000,000Auto Liability:Combined Single Limit each accident: 1,000,000Umbrella Liability: Retention $10000Each occurence: 1,000,000Aggregate: 1,000,000Workers Compensation and Employers liability says N/AIf you could provide any clarifiaction with this policy it would be greatly appreciated. Should we also request documentation of workers compensation?Thanks!Lisa

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I am in a commercial lease and have been in a dispute with

I am in a commercial lease and have been in a dispute with the landlord regarding owed back rent. First a pay or quit notice was taped to my door that was not actually filed ,this was months back and now the front gate lock has been changed.I offered to pack up and leave but says I will have to pay $1000 for a half hour access to my property to pack and move. What can I do? Cut the lock and get out? This is a self help eviction attempt and feel verging on harassment and this seems downright extortion...Do you have advice?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No only for showJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Can our landlord superglue our locks shut the same day we

Can our landlord superglue our locks shut the same day we are served with a eviction typed paper from them not the courts?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: OhioJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: With the court?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Nothing with the court

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My ex-landlord is threatening to to sue me for damages and

My ex-landlord is threatening to to sue me for damages and "take my new home" away from me. Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: we added hookups for a washer and dryer outside without permission. We also added a small lean-to at the side to keep the washer and drier dry. I removed the roof. We are moving two households right no and we asked him for time to make repairs and clean past the move-out date. He refused. He has called and emailed me with threats to sue, now up to $47,000 dammages

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Our ex-landlord took forever to give us any information

Our ex-landlord took forever to give us any information about returning our security deposit. We moved out on 9/2/16 and still hadn't received anything itemizing deductions by 11/26. We sent a certified letter to them telling them that they missed the timeframe to make any deductions by VA state code and would be taking them to small claims court. Suddenly we received several page letter (certified mail) to the forwarding address we provided shortly after moving out. This letter is full of falsifications stating that they did send the attached list within the deadline. They picked a random date and said that this was a copy they agreed to send to us. They really never did. It seems like they are just trying to cover their butt because they thought we would just not bother. The itemized list contains insane items that are obviously an attempt to justify not giving any money back. Things like "flood drains have soil on top" - $60. Patio: "dirty" $45. in all honesty, they are trying to screw us over. We were expecting them to take out general cleaning and possibly carpet cleaning out because we ran way late on moving day and the electricity cut off and we couldn't vacuum or clean when we were done. So we were ready for that. But we painted, repaired any nail holes, replaced blinds, etc. There was no major anything to the house. We didn't take pictures because we were naive and not concerned about not getting the deposit done. This was our first rental so we didn't know better. We were also not picky during the move-in walk-throughOther notes: we lived there for 5 years. Our lease expired on 5/31/16. The lease says no automatic month to month after the lease expired. However, they did not ask us to renew and we did not tell them we wanted to renew. We continued to pay the rent monthly and they never said a word. It was understood to be month to month. We weren't planning on moving but had our eye out for anything if it would suit our needs. We finally found one we were interested in. It was vacant and they wanted someone in right away. We applied August 1st but didn't get the final approval until August 11th. We gave notice that day for a move out date of September 2nd. So this was not 30 days notice. But it was as close as we could get. But we weren't really under a lease anymore.Also, some items on the deduction list our actually legitimate, like some of the doorstoppers were missing behind the doors, we painted the laundry room and added a shelf. We were given verbal permission to do so and they had come to the house several times and saw it. Wasn't an issue until now.

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In August of 2015 I put $15k as an investor towards a

Hello. In August of 2015 I put $15k as an investor towards a foreclosure with a broker in order to renovate the home. The house has been sold since July 2016 and the broker is now trying to avoid and give me every excuse and will not pay me out. I am supposed to be paid interest as well but at this point I would at least like my initial investment. I have a contract as well. What do I do

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If my house gets flooded but the insurance does not cover

If my house gets flooded but the insurance does not cover flood, what can I claim other than the flood damage? So I would have to pay for the flood damage myself?

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