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I have a question regarding a lease agreement in Oklahoma,

Hello,I have a question regarding a lease agreement in Oklahoma, USA which should go up to Dec 31st, 2017. A divorce requires me to leave the house I am renting with my wife next month and so, to break the lease I have with the landlord.I sent the notice to him (30 days before), we found a new renter to replace me and everything should be in order.As my landlord is sometime pushy with me, I would like to know what he can or cannot do to me.I don't know if my lease is valid as the first line on the agreement with tenant name is ***** ***** name appears only next to my signature on the bottom of the agreement. It is the same for the premise address. It is blank without address. Is the agreement valid?As we found a new renter and the landlord said yes to them, could the landlord:- finally say know to them to require me to still pay until the end of the lease?- ask me to pay even if the lease is broken and the new renter live in the house?- keep my deposit if there is only a couple of days between my moving out and the moving in of the new renter?Thank you for your help.

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Maverick

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I have a rental management company in new york state that

I have a rental management company in new york state that moved a tennant into my house, failed to do the checks prescribed in the lease and only after the tennant had not paid rent in 4 months did the management company figure out that the tennants had vacated the property and there were squatters in my home. They allowed the squatters to stay for another 60 days utill I threatened to have them removed by law enforcement before they actually forced them out. Additionally there is a significant amount of damage to my home. A lot of this could have been prevented if the management company had done its job in accordance with the lease which required checks on the tennants and home. So Im currently out 5 months rent, damages, and im still losing money since they havent even initiated repairs and cleaning to prepare the home for new tennants. Is there legal recourse against the management company for mismanagement?

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Dwayne B.

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My brother passed over 3 years ago and left me s house but

My brother passed over 3 years ago and left me his house but it is 100 miles away from my wife's work so we have been renting it out the whole time but we are getting tired of the renters game so we decided to sell the house. When I sell the house how much taxes will I have to pay ? I have heard we would have to live in it for 2 years so we would not have to pay taxes and we also heard if my brother bought the house for $80,000.00 and we sell the house for a $100,000.00 we would have to pay taxes on that and we also heard if we sold the house for 100,000.00 we would have 2 months to find another house and put the whole amount toward the new house. We can not find a direct answer to this question. Don't get me wrong I am glad he left us his house and we planned on moving into the house but it has not worked out, I am just trying to do the smart thing so I don't end up owing like 40k to the government - please help- thank you very much

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Irwin Law

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House in Arizona - Joint Tenancy with Uncle - Uncle

House in Arizona - Joint Tenancy with Uncle - Uncle harassing for payments on decisions he made without me for the past 10 to 14 years - Was never involved with any decision making - He has kept all rent - he has claimed all rent on his taxes - Wants me to reimburse him for personal expenses (Car rentals, food, etc.) - He has renters in the home - He at one time or another has let his son live there rent free - He has rented the property knowing that the AC is not functioning.My grandfather, dad uncle and myself were on the deed - my grandfather, passed away about 14 years ago - My dad about 2 years ago so if any paying cost should be divided by 3 from the time my grandfather passed away and then by 2 since my dad's passing 2 years ago - Deed was never changed and still shows my grandfather and dad.JA: Employment law can be complex. Fortunately, the attorneys we work with can answer any questions you have about harassment, and I'd like to match you with the person who's the best fit. Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No not yetJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I am not sureJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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In the State of Oregon can a tenant be forcd to keep their

In the State of Oregon can a tenant be forcd to keep their cats indoors...i was told and not sure about cat being wild animals and therefore not subject to licensing and can therefore not be forced to stay indoors

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I rented an apartment in Feb this year, but the condo is a

I rented an apartment in Feb this year, but the condo is a mess, It's dirty.They do not clean up the common area. No body take care of the pool. People do stupid things in the pool area and nobody can do anything.Nobody clean the gym. If you get to the gym at the end of the day, you will find the belt covered of sweat.Since before my arrival they are working on a "bowling court" , which is covering the pool view that made me chose the apartment I am living today.The worse thing is that my option, when i signed the contract, was that I can not pay the penalty to cancel the agreement, I have to let them find someone to rent my apartment,and while it does not happen, I am obligated to keep paying the rent. I know it was a stupid decision, but I could not imagine such a mess.The condo is Citra at Windermere. If you search on google, you will find dozen of complaints about the condo.I just want to move out!

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Delta-Lawyer

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Major, major problem. I have a very small business. We need

Major, major problem. I have a very small business. We need electricity. There is only ONE electric (rural coop) that supplies power. We have NO other choice. They have been over billing us for at about 6 months. We are set up on automatic payments. But upon seeing the bills we have been billed late charges, then we were grossly over billed (2-4 times our normal). I wrote letters, called. I had a lawyer wright a letter. The company insists they are right! WHAT? Late charges when they have my credit card on file? GROSS over charging on top of that! I filed a complaint with the BBB. Nothing happened.When they REFUSED to explain the HUGE overages I but a block on my credit card. That won't really help though. They will simply cut off power when they cannot charge my card. HELP! If I have to file a suit it will simply take too long and I will be broke! What else can I do!

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TJ, Esq.

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I have tenants that moved out and had damages beyond their

I have tenants that moved out and had damages beyond their security deposit. I advised them and they were very mad because they had the house professionally cleaned. They did and most of it looked good, and I actually didn't ask them for the balance past the deposit. We really try to keep good relationships with our tenants and want them to be happy - current and past. The husband emailed me separately and I gave him more detailed explanations of the damages and asked them to review the list of damages and tell me how much they think they should get back. I advised I would reevaluate once they let me know. He thanked me for the further explanation and said no further communication was necessary. Two months later I get a letter from an attorney asking for refund of their deposit. I don't believe the wife knows about the separate communication with the husband. Anyway, once he responded the way he did, can they still come back and say they disagree with the disposition? Sorry, it's a little confusing.

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Maverick

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My landlord is charging me place insurance because they want

My landlord is charging me for forced place insurance because they want to see their Apartment Complex' name and PO box address in the Declaration Page as the interested party. On the current declaration page it specifies the apartment # ***** the address as the insured property. I've contacted my insurance carrier and they said that this type of matter should be between landlord and them. However in the meantime, the landlord refuses to drop the forced place insurance that they are charging. Is this legal?

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