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I am getting screwed by what is supposed to be a friendand I was wondering is a verbal contract is binding in pa
Submitted: 3 years ago.Category: Consumer Protection Law
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Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
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Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
What is the nature of the agreement?
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Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
Certain contracts are required to be in writing to be enforceable.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
300 bucks a month to rent to own a house and now he wants more money or I am out
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
This is verbal between what I thought was a frwind
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
Lease agreements are not required to be in writing. The tenancy created under those circumstances is month to month.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Opps freind
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
That means that the rent can be raised on one month's notice.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
So is it legal for him to tell me to get out
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
Unfortunately, with the required notice, yes.
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Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
Both the landlord and tenant can terminate the tenancy upon notice.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
We agreed to 300 a month till it is pay for
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Till it was paid for
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
Until what is paid for?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
The property
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
Did you have something in writing for the sale of the property or was it a rental?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Again it is a verbal contract
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
Not enforceable as a verbal agreement per the statute of frauds. Land sale contracts must be in writing. Leases can be verbal.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Hell9
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
Hello
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
It is a rent to own
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
yes, the lease part is valid as a month to month tenancy, but the contact for sale is unenforceable.
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Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
Any agreement to sell land must be in writing.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
So I am screwed how long dose he have to give me to leave
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
One month
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
30 days
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
yes
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
He said he would give me my monew back so dose he have to or am I screwed there to
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I have that in a text massage
Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
Get it in writing. He can not force you to leave without getting an order for possession from the court. If you agree to leave voluntarily he may agree to refund some of your money as part of the settlement.
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Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
Just get any promises in writing.
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Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
Text message is not sufficient.
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Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
Did you have further questions? Have I answered your question?
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Consumer Protection Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 years ago
Are you still with me?
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