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I have rented a house to a tenant last two years with the

I have rented a house to a tenant for the last two years with the utilities in my name. The lease contract specifies that the tenant is responsible for the utilities. The tenant is constantly late on their rent and utilities and I've told them I'm canceling my account and need them to get the utilities in their name. They are not cooperating. I want to turn them off, but fear I will violate the rule that prevents landlords from shutting off utilities. Am I obligated to keep them on?

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I have a property in NC. The house is paid in full. I

I have a property in NC. The house is paid in full. I purchased the house with my sister on some family land. I found out several years ago that the land was not divided when we built the house. There is another house on the land that belongs to another sister and her husband.Problem my sister wants me to take my name off of the house with her and let her have it so that she can do a reverse mortgage. I will not. The house is deeded so that the house ends up with the person that lives the longest.Question-Hypothetically, what happens if I out live my sister which means that I would have the house and would be sharing the land with the other sister and husband. This sister does not want me to have the house. She thinks that my sister's share should be divided even though legally it would be all mine. Will I be able to stay in the house regardless of the land being undivided. There are boundaries that separate the two houses. There are lines that have been developed by yard usage. That is there are definite lines where we cut grass for each house.Would I have to go to court t to get the land divided if they do not agree to divide the land?

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I have rented a commercial shop business. I got behind on my

I have rented a commercial shop for my business. I got behind on my payments. The landlord changed the lock and put pad lock on shop doors. I have friend for a week and a half to call him. He will not answer nor return my phone call. Is this legal. I want to try to work something out with him and get my items.

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I just moved into a home we are paying rent. The lease says

I just moved into a home we are paying rent. The lease says we can have someone stay with us as long as we get a written response from the land lord and if we pay 100 extra. My sister is going through a divorce in Colorado but is moving back up here to ri and has no where to go so we were going to let her stay with us but the land lord now says no that's to many people under one roof. We gave them notice and said we'd pay extra like the lease says. Is it ok to still let my sister move in or could we get in trouble?

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If my apartment is going to be tented Aug. 12, my landlord

If my apartment is going to be tented Aug. 12, my landlord informed me I, plus my 2 dogs, one of which is a service dog, must vacate for 3-4 days. I am on disability and therefore only get one check per month. I need to find out if the landlord is responsible for the expense of a hotel/motel until I am allowed back in? I also checked another site and in addition to the rental of a hotel it also said that I should be compensated for the money I spent at restaurants above what I would have spent for food prepared at home.

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My Dad let a woman move into s house in Murrell's Inlet in

My Dad let a woman move into his house in Murrell's Inlet in SC. He has to go to a rehab program for at least 30 days. How can we get her out of his house? She is part of the problem related to his need for rehab from near death from alcohol.

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I left my own house because I felt unsafe with my living

I left my own house because I felt unsafe with my living girlfriend and her daughter, I am planning to file a restraining order again them. The mortgage is on my name and all the utilities, when can I shut off the utilities?

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The local property inspector in Ewing township N J is

the local property inspector in Ewing township N J is demanding that I come to his office to learn what he calls the steps necessary for an inspection of my property. the property is well maintained and has been kept up to date with inspections. However, we put a second tenant in without first having the apartment inspected again. The last inspection took place one year ago. To complicate matters, the downstairs Tenent plays cards with the inspector and constantly calls him to complain about me. She is a royal pain who pays late and makes constant demands.Her lease is to be renewed in August. She hasn't signed it yet. Can I send her another notice telling her that we don't now want to renew her lease? She has caused nothing But trouble. She has use of the backyard and refuses to share it with the upstairs Tenent. She constantly complains about noise and disturbs the upstairs Tenent. What can I do to get rid of her??

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6 people own property in Cambridge MA. It is inherited

6 people own property in Cambridge MA. It is inherited property. It's 2, 3 family houses. 3 want to sell and 3 don't. One is going to buy out three. Where does this leave the other 2 and what is it that we own?Thanks for your timeKaren

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