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My son rented an apartment with another room mate this past
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LegalKnowledge
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I got a roommate in Aug 2015; Signed a 1 year lease at that time instead of rent she bought food and no rent paid. In Feb. 2017 I had here sign a roommate agreement in addition to the now old lease ag… read more
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My room mate got angry with me because she thinks I owe her
My room mate got angry with me because she thinks I owe her money. I do not owe her any money. She went to the landlord because I let my friends stay for the week without asking my room mate but, I di… read more
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I have two room mates who have a 12 month lease agreement
I have two room mates who have a 12 month lease agreement beginning in Sept 2016. Room mate #1 gave me notice that she is moving out. She has moved out and left keys. Room mate #1 indicated that she i… read more
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My previous apartment complex stated that they "legally" had
My previous apartment complex stated that they "legally" had to replace my entire apartment's apartment due to a pet stain in one room. They will not provide me with where to find this law or where it… read more
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I paid a property manager $3,766 months rent, deposit,
I paid a property manager $3,766 for first months rent, deposit, security fees for an apartment, and was given a 2 year lease. She stole that money and I filed a complaint with the police. She was fir… read more
barristerinky
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I have an apartment I agreed to rent to two tenants by
I have an apartment I agreed to rent to two tenants by verbal contract for $1500. They brought a few loads of furniture and left them in our driveway, never moved in or came back and refused to pay th… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
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Three of us adult male construction workers have lived in the
Three of us adult male construction workers have lived in the same 3 bedroom apartment for over 3 1/2 years. The Landlord is asking for replacement of the carpet for "wear and tear", not damage to the… read more
CalAttorney2
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My room mate two weeks ago moved out after having a nervous
My room mate two weeks ago moved out after having a nervous break down with 22 months left on my lease. My landlord is threatening to kick me out if I don't pay full rent on July 1. 3800. I have been … read more
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Hello, My daughters 22 and 21 in the state of Washington rents a house with 2 friends and a 5th friend is a so called tenant and not on the lease. On Feb 21st my daughters came home from work and invi… read more
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What do I do if my room mate is not signing a room mate release
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my son had a room mate that skipped out on rent... shortly
my son had a room mate that skipped out on rent... shortly after renting the apt with his girlfriend and another girl room mate he was put in jail to serve for a violation of probation for a dui in 20… read more
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Hello, a friend had problems with her room mate who was not
Hello, a friend had problems with her room mate who was not on her month to month agreement she is the one who paid this months rent in full, room mate paid none. The room mate broke her tv then said … read more
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I moved out of an apartment and a month later received a bill
I moved out of an apartment and a month later received a bill for a 2-page cleaning bill for $1900. Itemized for cleaning things like AC vents and other outrageous items + my lease expired on the 15th… read more
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I hold the lease on a 4 bedroom apartment. On july 20th my
I hold the lease on a 4 bedroom apartment. On july 20th my three roommates notified me that they would be moving. All but one of them had paid their rent through the end of the month. As on August 1st… read more
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