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Hello Im a home owner who rents his property out on airbnb, and the council has contacted me saying i need to stop immediatly can they do this?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?

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Lawyer's Assistant: Has any paperwork been filed?

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Hi, my name is***** solicitor in Melbourne. Thank you for using Just Answer, and I will answer your question today, and ask various questions to narrow the issues in your post raised.

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do you have a copy of the council letter that was issued to you ?

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