Landlord-Tenant

Ask a landlord-tenant lawyer and get answers ASAP

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Landlord-Tenant Questions
I have a tenant that was living in a property when I bought
I have a tenant that was living in a property when I bought it. I had them sign a lease with me and it states the security deposit amount held by the seller at $1400. In the seller's lease somehow the… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,074 satisfied customers
What late charge for a store rental of 900.00 per month? I
what late charge for a store rental of 900.00 per month? I ve had tenants be 3 wks. late with the rent and still not have the whole rent. im just trying to avoid this with a new tenant. Im in Nj. than… read more
Richard - Bizlaw
Richard - Bizlaw
Juris Doctor
3,775 satisfied customers
This is in California. The previous tenants sue us in court
This is in California. The previous tenants sue us in court due to deposit deposition. We mailed out a check of $800 to the tenants weeks ago within 21 days after tenants moved out. But they demanded … read more
Nisha Jones
Nisha Jones
Juris Doctorate
3,458 satisfied customers
I have a NJ tenant. I just learned that on each year
I have a NJ tenant. I just learned that on each year anniversary I need to pay the security deposit's interest to the tenant. Now she is breaking the lease and leaving early. In total she has been at … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,074 satisfied customers
I am a landlord and I have tenants in NJ. Per the bank's
I am a landlord and I have tenants in NJ. Per the bank's request, I ask tenants to fill in a W-9, so I can put their security deposit in an interest bearing security deposit account.All my tenants hav… read more
Lori
Lori
Juris Doctor
2,567 satisfied customers
In San Mateo County, CA does the landlord have to pay
In San Mateo County, CA does the landlord have to pay interest on security deposit? … read more
Thelawman2
Thelawman2
Doctoral Degree
1,961 satisfied customers
I have a rental house in PA and the tenant is responsible
Hello GeraldI have a rental house in PA and the tenant is responsible for all utilities. The water company tells me that the owner of the house is liable for the water bill if tenants don't pay. Could… read more
Gerald, Esq
Gerald, Esq
Juris Doctor
4,059 satisfied customers
As a new Landlord I was told that I had to hold my tenants
As a new Landlord I was told that I had to hold my tenants security deposit in its own separate account. Is this true? If so than how do I go about that? Do I have to put in the name of my tenants wit… read more
KLAW
KLAW
Juris Doctorate
2,519 satisfied customers
The place I rent in NJ was just appointed a rent receiver
The place I rent in NJ was just appointed a rent receiver because the landlord never paid his maintenance fees and now has gone into foreclosure for those maintenance fees. The unit itself is now in f… read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,191 satisfied customers
I am dealing with a landlord tenant dispute, I am the
Hello! I am dealing with a landlord tenant dispute, I am the tenant. For 20 years I did not receive any of my security interest from my security deposit that I had given my landlord once I moved into … read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
We occupy an office in our building that has two rental apartments
We occupy an office in our building that has two rental apartments and a store occupying the first floor. We did not put their security deposit 10 years ago in an interest bearing account. The tenants… read more
barristerinky
barristerinky
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
43,668 satisfied customers
My landlord charged me 1 1/2 months security plus an additional
my landlord charged me 1 1/2 months security plus an additional $500 for my pet, I know find out that is illegal in NJ, she has also never provided me with any interest payments on the security deposi… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
1,295 satisfied customers
If the tenant is behind their payment, in NJ, how the interest
If the tenant is behind their payment, in NJ, how the interest of the amount the tenant (or in general the side that owes money) is determined? Please explain details and forward me website links. Tha… read more
CalAttorney2
CalAttorney2
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,845 satisfied customers
This is a real estate question. What would be the interest
This is a real estate question. What would be the interest rate on a security deposit of 1925.00 (essex county, new jersey) from march 2008 to dec 2014… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
1,055 satisfied customers
Hello, I have property I am letting in Trenton, NJ, (Mercer
Hello, I have property I am letting in Trenton, NJ, (Mercer County). And there are a few questions tenants about section 8 housing and TRA (Trenton Rental Assistance). I do not know what I need to do … read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
My parents live in their 2 family home in Hudson County, NJ
My parents live in their 2 family home in Hudson County, NJ with a tenant on a month to month lease who just moved in 6 weeks ago. On several occasions the tenants broke the lease agreement which was … read more
Richard - Bizlaw
Richard - Bizlaw
Juris Doctor
3,775 satisfied customers
Are landlords in Ithaca, NY allowed to use and keep advances
Are landlords in Ithaca, NY allowed to use and keep advances in rent from local tenants out of escrow?… read more
barristerinky
barristerinky
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
43,668 satisfied customers
**MA State* 1. How soon after receiving a deposit from my
**MA State* 1. How soon after receiving a deposit from my renters must I put the deposit into its own account? 2. Should this deposit account be interest or non-interest bearing?… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
20,885 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

43,668 satisfied customers

Attorney over 17 years, landlord 26 years

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Attorney

2,264 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