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California company (“Tenant”) subleased its office space in

California company (“Tenant”) subleased its office space in New York. Subtenant now wants to sublet part of its subleased space. Tenant lease requires landlord consent. Landlord included the following provision in sub-sublease agreement:Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to constitute a release of Tenant from any of its obligations as Tenant under the lease, and Tenant shall remain fully liable for the performance of all of its obligations, and shall be fully responsible and liable to Landlord for all acts or omissions of Sub-tenant, Sub-subtenant, or anyone claiming by or through or under Tenant, Subtenant or Sub-subtenant, that shall be a violation of any obligations of Tenant under the lease.lHow should clause be narrowed to favor tenant more? What are the implications to tenant if left as is?

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Barrister

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California company (“Tenant”) subleased its office space in

California company (“Tenant”) subleased its office space in New York. Subtenant now wants to sublet part of its subleased space. Tenant lease requires landlord consent. Landlord included the following provision in sub-sublease agreement:In consideration of Landlord's consent to the Sub-sublease, Tenant hereby forever waives, discharges, releases and relieves Landlord from any and all claims, clauses of action, liabilities, costs, expenses, losses or damages whatsoever whether in law or equity arising out of or in connection with the Lease or the Demised Premises through the date hereof.How should clause be narrowed? What is the risk if left as is?

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ScottyMacESQ

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My name is . Im in a 6 month apartment lease. just got a

Hi my name is Matthew. Im in a 6 month apartment lease. just got a section 8 voucher it expires in 90 days don't want to lose my voucher found a new apartment that excepts sec*****I can legally get out of my old lease with out paying a lot of money so i can move to new apartment. I'm on SSI Disability don't have a lot of money. I have 3 months left on lease.

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Lucy, Esq.

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I have a real estate property manager who is engaging in

I have a real estate property manager who is engaging in retaliatory actions against us because we complained of his harassment to the owner. He is a scenario of what happenedWe had to move to Canada for immigration reasons but he would not let us end the lease early or sublet it. We told him that because we cannot abandon the property, my sister in law volunteered to take care of the property. We communicated this to the property manager then and he said fine. In a previous question I said he was harassing us and we finally spoke to the owner and sent the conversations to him believing that he will help us but that did not happen.This real estate manager is now retaliating saying he will take action because my sister in law has been staying there while not on contract. Is this not retaliatory? I told him 3 months back and is it not his responsibility to tell us this?

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Loren

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I know of someone (person A), who while under the influence

hello - I know of someone (person A), who while under the influence of illegal drugs, was recently coerced into signing a 1 year apartment lease in Orange County, CA., although of legal age to do so. The other parties on the lease -mother (person B and adult son (person C)) were tenants of the same complex for several years prior. All three decided to move up to a 2 br unit. Initially, the lease was declined as the son (person C) had (and still has) an outstanding bench warrant out for his arrest, has a felony drug conviction from 2 yrs prior, a felony domestic violence conviction from 2 yrs ago, as well as a restraining order that was still in effect but has since expired. The landlord (apartment community manager)knowing this obtained a waiver though, and allowed them to move to the 2br. Not even 2 weeks into the new lease/apartment, illegal drug use was discovered. Person A has since vacated the property and entered a rehab program. Is there any legal right for person A to terminate the lease with minimal financial responsibility? Is there any liability on the part of the landlord who willingly ignored their original decision not to lease to person C?

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I am looking to sign a sublease agreement and make a $

I am looking to sign a sublease agreement and make a $ transfer for an apartment in Washington, D.C. ---- Im in NY and have not met or seen the person subletting the apartment to me for 6 months. I just want to verify that the landlord listed on the agreement is REALLY the woman who has the authority to grant a sublease... how can I do so? I've asked for a copy of the original lease between the landlord and tenant - is that enough?

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KJL LAW

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I have a letter. It is pretty dry, but does it seem to

Hi, I have a letter. It is pretty dry, but does it seem to content seem ok? Also, I checked the lease and i was wrong about the commercial use being included but it is a residential lease so I think it should be fine.Here is the letterScott C. is a tenant and will not be hired to do work at 47 Long Hill Rd, Groton, MA. The status of his license is not relevant. He is not authorized to make changes or repairs unless it is approved in writing. It is expected there will be no interference and with contractors who work on the property.The work on the eaves is not approved, nor is working on the lights- the state of the barn was clear when rented and as discussed before moving in, the birds are to remain in the barn. Personal storage shelves and other items should not be fixed to the walls.I reserve the right to put up security cameras in the barn, but will notify all the tenants before doing so.The barn is not to be used for commercial use and cannot be sublet.I will have an electrician evaluate the barn and make repairs. However, the barn will like be removed and may not be included in future leases.The space available for the center is marked on the map asStall 1 including 3' outside of stall 1 in the aisleStall 3, including 3' outside of stall 3 in the aisleArea 6. This includes 7' of the tacked on wall on side of the aisle. Items can extend 3' into the center aisle. It can extend 4' towards the barn opening.While projects may take more space while working on them, they are to be tucked away when not being worked on.The area where the woodpile is currently is (#7 on the map) is to remain clear of personal items unless related to the transporting the wood.While electricity is included, excessive electricity is not and items need to be turned off when not at used. If an item needs to be used for more than 8 hours at a time, contacted the lessor.---End---

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William B. Esq.

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I own farm land in Florence county South Carolina. I leased

I own farm land in Florence county South Carolina. I leased it to be farmed in 2014 and 2015. We had the flood and there was a lot of crop damage. The farmer insinuated that because of the flood he did not farm the land. I left it at that and did not get paid for the lease for 2015. I latter found out that he sublet my farm to a third party without my knowledge and received rent money from this third party farmer.What is my legal right as far as legal action against this person?

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Legalease

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I took over the lease apartment in Jan 2016. The lease is

I took over the lease for an apartment in Jan 2016. The lease is due to expire 6/30/16. I provided the property manager 45 days notice to vacate and they said I am unable to move out because I did not provide 60 days notice. I never received a copy of the lease or the executed sublet addendum. The property manager said I need to find someone to sublet the property for the full year. I've requested a copy of the executed addendum, lease, and rent effective 7/1/16 several times and the property manager will not respond. My question is without signing a lease for a full term effective 7/1/16, can the sublet addendum carry over?

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