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I live in NJ. My landlord did not return my security deposit nor did he send me a letter indicating what he used it for. It has been well over 30 days. I sent him a letter providing him with my new ad… read more
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I had a renter that is asking for his deposit back. The interior of the house was left ok with the exception of 2 broken windows & the garage door clicker wasnt returned. He also had a dog which was a… read more
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my landlord wont give me my security deposit back. I left the
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Hi, I plan to go to small claim court to sue landlord refuse to return my security deposit. I sent her an "email" before as a security deposit demand letter, but not in mail format, is it enough? Sinc… read more
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Im in San Diego,Ca. I moved out of a condo I was renting with
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I was told, that because my previous landlord did not give
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