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I have a restaurant in a large retail development. I have

I have a restaurant in a large retail development. I have been in this development for 6 months. Today I received a bill for over $14000.00 for water and electricity. The lease says that we will be charged based on periodic usage checks and the local utility company rates. The LL is not willing to provide any numbers verifying the charges and keep referring to the true up costs that will be done on an annual basis. What can I do?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Filed or reported?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Is my LA, CA landlord required to repair and install window

Is my LA, CA landlord required to repair and install window screens? Moved into apartment building and there were window screens on only some of the windows. Two of the screens are broken. Only have lived there for 1 month. Now in LA, CA we had a heat wave and mosquitoes are coming in broken screens and windows without screens. Building built in 1930 and no a/c unit allowed per lease because utilities are included in the rent.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: LA, CAJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: Have not made request for repair of screen and new screens from apartment manager yet. Was researching first before I ask today.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: What is required for the ability to break a 1 year lease and move?

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Requesting Ely answer what type of contract I will need for

Requesting Ely answer what type of contract I will need for Joint te***** *****ving arrangement for two years, with him being responsible for Mortgage, taxes, insurance and any major repairs to house and property for that time frame. He stated A contract CAN be made specifically to discuss who pays WHAT exactly, however. You can request me in a new thread if you'd like an example of a contract like this.

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I have a verbal agreement with my roommate that we split the

I have a verbal agreement with my roommate that we split the rent & utilities 50/50 (I can also show proof through banking/rental payment registers of this). The roommate did not pay all of their rent share last month, resulting in a notice being posted and me having to cover the portion they did not pay. The roommate has now moved out without giving notice to the leasing company. I have given my notice to vacate, but am concerned I will be getting an eviction due to the roommate not paying their share & the fact that I cannot financially cover the entire rent. The leasing company said that I am liable for all the rent/utilities and need to "recover" any monies due from the roommate. We both signed the lease and I have followed all the required steps for vacating per the lease requirements, the roommate has not and just abandoned the property. Can the leasing company come after only myself for any money due or can the roommate be held liable for any remaining money owed since I cannot find any language in the lease that states we are jointly & severally responsible for the payment?

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I am selling 15 acres of land to soneone. He knowingly Built

I am selling 15 acres of land to soneone. He knowingly Built his house on our land. We gave him permission begets he was it was temporary. He has bulldozed some of the land around the house and put in driveway. Now we don't want him there because this is obviously permanent.

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We have an electrical pole (Coop states they own) in our

We have an electrical pole (Coop states they own) in our driveway that feeds 3 other neighbors. There is no easement and nothing filed with the county. We live in Birney, Montana very rural. What can we do? We have owned since 2002.

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In Tiverton, Rhode Island A Manufactured Home has been

In Tiverton, Rhode IslandA Manufactured Home has been vacant and empty for approximately 4 yrs. It sits on a rented piece of land in a 55 and over community.The land rent has not been paid in 5 yrs. All utilities are now turned off, by district departments, for non payment. However, the taxes on the home are paid and up to date with the County Clerk.Numerous attempts made to contact the owner and the bank that is paying the taxes, all with negative results.The bank says they cannot discuss or divulge any information regarding the property or the listed owners, and, all attempts to contact the listed owners have gone unanswered.Please advise on my legal rights to, take ownership of the home and/or dispose of same

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I own a property in Kansas City Missouri and there is an

I own a property in Kansas City Missouri and there is an easement on the North end of the property. The power lines run across this part of the property. I want to cut down some of the trees on this section of land and sell the timber. Can I do this legally or does the easement prevent me from taking down thes trees and selling them?

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Yeah I moved into an apartment on August 12th of this year.

Yeah I moved into an apartment on August 12th of this year. Less than 30 days after moving in we had a termite infestation in our bedroom, which they came in and vacuumed them and told us not to open the windows. This left our house extrmeley hot and stuffy, but if we opened the windows termites were pouring in. So fast forward to this Sunday, they infested the apartment again and even more this time. The maintenance vacuumed them and then AGAIN yesterday they came back, and we found them in our clothes, shoe boxes, even eating into our brand new furtnireJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CAJA: Has any paperwork been filed?Customer: No.....we asked them very specifically if they have any issue with pests and they said no and did not include any type of disclosureJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No not at this point

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