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Need advice on rental lease.My daughter is in a 1year lease

Need advice on rental lease.My daughter is in a 1year lease with another 6 months left with a roommate that is high risk ( drugs, having unwanted overnight guests ( doing drugs).We are moving out in 5days .Contacted landlord, said the two have to be in agreement and other roommate has to find someone too move in to take over her share of rent . Trouble is the other half is (drug crazy ) and not rational. We do not want confrontation (drug crazy ) Landlord is not being reasonable , we are at safety risk here. Please advise on best way to proceed. Brent

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I would like to know when I can consider a former sub-lease

I would like to know when I can consider a former sub-lease roommate property abandoned and get rid of it. I can't serve her any papers because I don't know where she is. It's been over 90 days.JA: Okay, I'll connect you to the Real Estate Lawyer to go over the permissibility of that with you. Before I do, is there anything else you want the lawyer to know?Customer: No.

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I am currently a tenant with a co-signer in a two bedroom

Hi, I am currently a tenant with a co-signer in a two bedroom apartment with a one year long lease. For personal reason, I need to move out in January and I have given both my roommate and my landlord the departure notice, the move-out date is Jan. 31st. Since both of my and my roommate's names are ***** ***** lease, if I do move out next month and stop paying. Will there be consequences on me and will I lose the security deposit? The lease term does not have breaking lease early section. Thank you!

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My brother in law is sharing an apartment with his cousin,

My brother in law is sharing an apartment with his cousin, and their rent is 800 each. With all bills included.My brother in law is handicap and disable. So me and my husband move in to take care of him because he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. The landlord with up of his rent to 1100, so that was fine, but now every time his business doesn'tJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: nassau county nyJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: The rent is now 1300 and we have paid that for two years now.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The rent keep going up because he claim the lights. Can he legally do this, and do we have to continue and pay this rent

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I'm trying to figure out the best course of action with a

Hi,I'm trying to figure out the best course of action with a former roommate who owes $3,000 in unpaid rent.Last August, I moved out of my apartment in Malden, MA following several violations from my roommate (smoking in the apartment, entering my room without my permission, once in the middle of the night while I was sleeping, consistently late rent, writing me checks for utilities from a closed bank account, and more). The management company said the only way I could get out of it was by finding a new roommate to replace me. My former roommate had a friend who was interested, so we were all set with that. The day before I moved out, they changed their minds because the friend's credit wasn't good enough. His parents offered to co-sign the lease, but they refused to allow this. I thus remained on the lease.My former roommate's friend continued to live in my space without my consent and the management company did nothing to kick him out. I posted an ad on Craigslist for a replacement roommate and received several interested replies which I forwarded to my former roommate and the management company. The management company asked me to stop sending them and my former roommate ignored them, since he was happy living with his friend. My former roommate indicated in writing on several occasions that he would cover "all the rent," and he and his friend did so, except for the final month. The management company is now sending collections agencies after me to pay the unpaid $3,000 in rent.I have filed a small claims case against my former roommate, however I don't know his home address, and I suspect it will be very difficult to collect from him. My question is - do I have any chance of succeeding in a suit against the management company? Since they had an eager, willing, and financially capable replacement tenant (with his parents co-signing), and they refused, and since they made no efforts to kick out the friend and collected rent from him, and since they refused all other replacements, do I have a case arguing that I should not have been financially liable here?Thank you. I'd appreciate any help you can suggest.

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I am a property manager in Texas and having an issue with a

i am a property manager in Texas and having an issue with a home I manage.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: 4 roommates. 3 of the roommates are being harassed by 1 of the roommates. Over the Thanksgiving holiday the police were called on several occasions because of the harassment. I am in TexasJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: i am not sure as of yet.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I live in Williston, North Dakota. I have a lease on my

I live in Williston, North Dakota. I have a lease on my apartment that ends on 3/31/17. I have a roommate who is on the lease with me. My roommate just got transferred by her job to Bismarck, ND which is 250 miles away. She starts on December 16. I just got laid off and lost my job. I was told by someone that both my roommate getting transferred by her job to a town 250 miles away and me losing my job were grounds for both of us to break our lease with no or limited notice under current North Dakota Landlord-Tenant Law. I am wondering if this is correct and if not what does the law in North Dakota say about breaking a lease in both her situation of getting transferred for her job and my situation of losing my job. Thanks.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: It is in North Dakota.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not that I can think of.

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My son had an apartment lease in Boston MA, shared with 2

My son had an apartment lease in Boston MA, shared with 2 other people. Each had separate, signed leases. My son transferred to NYC and has moved out. Before he left, with permission from his landlord, he found another person to take over his lease. The lease was signed, but his 2 apartment mates decided they wanted another person. So, the signed lease was not submitted and the person was told the other guys decided they didn't want him to move in. Meanwhile, my son is left, paying for the rent and waiting for his the other 2 guys to get someone else. The other person they have in mind is currently renting another apartment in Boston and asked his landlord (a different landlord) for permission to sublet HIS lease so he can move in with the other 2 guys. ... A big mess. And, my son is left, paying the rent when he has already moved out. The signed lease is still in the Boston apartment, and the other 2 guys probably already destroyed it. Anyway, the guy who signed the lease was told to forget it. My son has told his two apartment mates that he expects their friend to sign a lease to take over his apartment by this Wednesday. If the new guy does NOT sign the lease by Wednesday, what should my son do? Can he just end his lease without finding a replacement tenant? His apartment mates and he are starting to become adversarial so he is concerned that anyone who considers the apartment will be discouraged by them. At this point, my son just wants to get out of his apartment lease in Boston. He's no longer living there.JA: 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: My son signed a 1-year lease for his part of the apartment.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: My son was transferred by his company to NY, where he now lives. He has vacated the Boston, MA apartment.

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I am trying to get my old roommate evicted from our old

i am trying to get my old roommate evicted from our old apartment how would i go about this?JA: Where is the property located?Customer: sun prairie wisconsinJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: it is a month to month lease and ik they have drugs in the apartment

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