Landlord-Tenant

Ask a landlord-tenant lawyer and get answers ASAP

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Landlord-Tenant Questions
My landlord has told me it doesn't matter that I only signed
My landlord has told me it doesn't matter that I only signed money order deposit they will not being up the money order copy to verify that it doesn't matter because he's on my lease the money will be… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,384 satisfied customers
RCW 59.18.200 Tenancy from month to month or for rental
RCW 59.18.200 Tenancy from month to month or for rental period—Termination—Armed forces exception—Exclusion of children—Conversion to condominium—Notice. … read more
CalAttorney2
CalAttorney2
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,845 satisfied customers
I recently moved out of my apartment in Hoboken, nj and I
I recently moved out of my apartment in Hoboken, nj and I believe my landlord unfairly took part of our security deposit. We signed a 1 year lease on 12/01/12 which ended on 11/30/13. After the end da… read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
If a commercial lease has ended on 12/31/2013 in which tenant
If a commercial lease has ended on 12/31/2013 in which tenant was paying $1300 a month and landlord continued to rent to tenant without a commercial lease accepting the normal $1300 a month in rent an… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,379 satisfied customers
My rental lease is wrote out wrong concerning the money to
My rental lease is wrote out wrong concerning the money to be paid and the months of rental. I signed it can I get out of this lease… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,379 satisfied customers
My landlord just served me with a 3 day notice to pay or quit.
My landlord just served me with a 3 day notice to pay or quit. This comes after giving him my 30 day notice to terminate tenancy on 01/2/2014 with my last day being on 01/31/14. I also made payment ar… read more
barristerinky
barristerinky
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
4,729 satisfied customers
HI, My wife and I today, 9/27 signed a letter in the mail from
HI, My wife and I today, 9/27 signed a letter in the mail from our landlord regarding "Notice of Termination of Tenancy". We have rented first from a landlord for 3 yrs, who then sold the building, an… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
9,222 satisfied customers
Hello- I need to know what an automatic renewal lease is in
Hello- I need to know what an automatic renewal lease is in Florida? My original lease expired on 10/31/12 but this clause was included: RENEWAL TERMS. This Lease shall automatically renew for an addi… read more
barristerinky
barristerinky
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
4,729 satisfied customers
Long question about a landlord/tenant/roommate dispute. In
Long question about a landlord/tenant/roommate dispute. In august 2012, i answered a roommate ad for an apartment in Brooklyn, NY. The woman had found an apartment, signed a lease, and put down the en… read more
Richard - Bizlaw
Richard - Bizlaw
Juris Doctor
3,779 satisfied customers
Our lease was up on 11/28/12. Included with the rent I sent
Our lease was up on 11/28/12. Included with the rent I sent the landlord a 30 day notice telling hime we were moving the 1st of December. He asked if we could stay another month. As it was hard to ren… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I am a Landlord. A person signed a lease but was three weeks
I am a Landlord. A person signed a lease but was three weeks before she paid security deposit. Can I cancel lease because of her being late? She has not moved in yet.… read more
Alexia Esq.
Alexia Esq.
Managing Lawyer/Advocate
Doctoral Degree
10,115 satisfied customers
Background info: 1. I currently have a month to month lease
Background info: 1. I currently have a month to month lease (after a year lease expired) in Florida. My landlord is currently trying to sell the house and doesn't want to do another lease. He wants to… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
50,777 satisfied customers
My daughter lives in NYC. Last year I served as guarantor for
My daughter lives in NYC. Last year I served as guarantor for an apartment lease. My daughter does not want me to get involved in an on going issue with the previous landlord, but I feel that I have a… read more
Fritz
Fritz
209 satisfied customers
Hi, I was all set to move to a new town for school. I put
Hi, I was all set to move to a new town for school. I put a deposit on an apartment. My financial aid fell through. I got a receipt for my deposit. It says "Hold (apartment address)." I asked if I mig… read more
Fritz
Fritz
209 satisfied customers
when does a tenant legally take possesion of a home in Ohio.
when does a tenant legally take possesion of a home in Ohio. I have a tenant who signed lease agreement on 01-28-12. took keys on the 4th of Feb and started moving in. By the next weekend 02-11 the te… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
50,777 satisfied customers
I am a landlord with a horrible tenant who signed a 12 month
I am a landlord with a horrible tenant who signed a 12 month lease in December 2011. Per the terms of the lease the tenant was supposed to pay one half of the security deposit on move in (12/10/11) an… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
50,777 satisfied customers
I own a single family dwelling in Truckee Ca. that I rented
I own a single family dwelling in Truckee Ca. that I rented to a tenant. Tenant left ok at end of written rental agreement. Part of written agreement is prepaid utility deposit paid by tenant to landl… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,379 satisfied customers
I live in CT and have an apartment lease until 6/30/12. I told
I live in CT and have an apartment lease until 6/30/12. I told my landlord on 1/2/12 that I need to break the lease and move out soon. The option my landlord gave me was to be released from my lease o… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,379 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Thomas McJD

Thomas McJD

Lawyer

46 satisfied customers

Landlord-Tenant Law Expert

LegalWiseNC

LegalWiseNC

Attorney

0 satisfied customers

Licensed Attorney in North Carolina.

barristerinky

barristerinky

Attorney

4,729 satisfied customers

Attorney over 17 years, landlord 26 years

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Attorney

2,356 satisfied customers

Experience representing landlords and tenants.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

1,379 satisfied customers

Licensed in multiple jurisdictions. Experienced Landlord-Tenant attorney.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

1,295 satisfied customers

Attorney

LawTalk

LawTalk

Attorney

1,055 satisfied customers

I have handled Real Estate and Landlord Tenant matters for more than two decades.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x