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Hello my name is ***** ***** have been managing an investment property in Lorne and my tenant owes me $4500 in rent.

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken so far? Have you prepared or filed any paperwork?

She has moved out now thankfully but still owes me the money. I am wondering what I can do?

Lawyer's Assistant: Where is the property located?

Legally I have not taken any steps... but I have kept a record of our correspondence

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Can you please hold for a moment - I will get back to you...

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Australia Law
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Solicitor: barristerinky, Attorney replied 5 months ago
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Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney and will try my best to help with your situation. There may be a slight delay in my responses as I type out an answer or reply.

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Do you know where the tenant moved to?

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Why did they get so far behind without any action being taken?

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thanks

Barrister

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Apparently she has moved to Angelsea... I have progessively asked for her rent in arrears and set up payment plans and asked her to leave and I was always met with promises that i sadly believed. she supposedly set up a direct debit with her payment plan but it just hasn't showed up in my account.... Always saying sorry etc
Solicitor: barristerinky, Attorney replied 5 months ago

I am sorry, but I just saw you are in Australia and this was posted in the US category. I will have to opt out and transfer the question to the correct category..

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Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 5 months ago
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Good afternoon I am Leon a solicitor from Sydney and I will be assisting you with your question today
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Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 5 months ago
What state of Australia is the house in? Have you sent the tenant a letter of demand? Have you collected the bond?
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