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I'm dealing with an issue right now in regards to my lease

Hi, i'm dealing with an issue right now in regards ***** ***** lease and i was hoping i can receive some helpJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: yes, the leaseJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: this matter is about breaking a lease that's pretty much it

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I rented an apartment with a short term lease in Tennessee

I rented an apartment with a short term lease in Tennessee then my employer sent me to another state instead less than a week after signing the lease how can I get out of the lease without damaging my credit and paying a huge amountJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: TennesseeJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: no I payed the March's rent to try to buy some time to deal with thisJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They are saying that in order to get out of the lease I would have to pay $1500 plus 2 months rent

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I am the tenant on my lease, I had a friend listed as

Hello, I am the tenant on my lease, I had a friend listed as occupant on the lease that was also paying rent. She moved out and found a replacement, and that girl has paid last and security and monthly rent to the landlord. I have a recorded verbal agreement that this girl was to stay through the end of the lease, and now she is trying to move this month. The landlord is trying to say that because she is not on the lease that I would be liable for paying her the last and security even though we have an agreement. And because subletting is not allowed as per our lease, it makes sense to me that by acceptance of her last, security, and monthly rent payments that by default she would be considered a co-tenant.My question is, can my landlord legally give her back the last and security and am I legally obligated to do so, and what section of the law states so???

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I am in the process of buying a restaurant business,

I am in the process of buying a restaurant business, contingent on a transferable lease. The building owner insists on a new much more expensive lease. The restaurant owner and lessee is willing to sublet.The current lease says "the Lessee(s) will not assign this lease nor underlet the whole or any part of the said premises without first obtaining on each occasion the consent in writing of the Lessor...I asked this question here before and was advised..."MA law consistently says that a landlord cannot unreasonable withhold consent. Here are the cases."http://www.massbar.org/publications/section-review/2006/v8-n1/when-must-a-landlord-consentI have since spo***** *****ve to two local attorneys that say the landlord does not have to give his consent.The case law seems pretty firm that reasonable consent must not be denied but the lease doesn't specifically say anything about reasonability....What is your opinion?

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I am in the process of purchasing a restaurant, pending

I am in the process of purchasing a restaurant, pending transferability of the lease. I just met with the owner who wants a 40% increase and new lease....The old owner has offered to sublet but there is no language in the old lease....Can the owner sublet if it is not mentioned /prohibited in the original lease?

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Lucy, Esq.

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I am moving to a different state. I had signed a lease for 2

I am moving to a different state. I had signed a lease for 2 years, but gave notice after one for my office. Is there a way to get out of this without paying fully for the second year? They told me I had to get out within a few days or I would have to pay for the 2 months I was behind in rent immediately. I gave them $500 to show I will pay for the 2 months I am behind. What is required? They are asking me to guarantee payment within a short time, including the continued months since we have left the office.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: californiaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Other than me giving notice in an email, I don't think soJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I'm planning on renting office space in Sacramento, CA. The

I'm planning on renting office space in Sacramento, CA. The landlord sent me a lease, and I'm just interested in knowing whether the terms of the lease are all appropriate.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, I don't yet have a business license or business insurance, and the lease is asking that I prove I have those within 15 days of moving in. I want to know if that's a normal request. I've never leased office space before. Thank you.

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I have a former landlord who is suing me for breaking a

I have a former landlord who is suing me for breaking a lease. I offered to forfeit my deposit, and she rejected my offer. In my defense, I found out that she is violating her HOA's governing rules and renting her rooms without their approval. I let her know that I have to contact her HOA to acquire documents in my defense, and would prefer that she drop the case instead.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: Colorado.JA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: ...JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I haven't filed a response yet. I'm collecting all evidence that will bolster my defense. The problem is that she recently attempted to blackmail me for contacting her HOA, and threatened to pursue all of my online profiles (I'm a photographer) and leave negative reviews and disclose our dispute directly to my clients.

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Can a Condo Board limit the number of units (e.g. by

Can a Condo Board limit the number of units (e.g. by percentage) that can be rented in a condo building?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state the association is in?Customer: Ontario CanadaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: What constitutes a rental; e.g. if a child buys the unit for his parents who then pay the common fees while the owner covers items like the costs of special assessments

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