Landlord-Tenant

Ask a landlord-tenant lawyer and get answers ASAP

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Landlord-Tenant Questions
I recently moved out of an apt after me lease ended and I
I recently moved out of an apt after me lease ended and I have concerns with how the Apartment company handled our deposit statement. They charged us painting the apartment when the paint was within r… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
31,812 satisfied customers
My landlord is trying to keep $875 of our $1250 deposit just
my landlord is trying to keep $875 of our $1250 deposit just for cleaning when nothing was broken or would require $875 to fix … read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
15,037 satisfied customers
I am having issues with my old landlord. I lost my job in
I am having issues with my old landlord. I lost my job in July and could no longer afford to live there. I called him as soon as I found out and he said that he was going to work with me because I hav… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
31,812 satisfied customers
Having been a landlord myself, I've done remodeling and
Having been a landlord myself, I've done remodeling and professional cleaning before, so I know the ropes of tenant and landlord rules. After living 4.5 years in a townhome built in 2000 with no upgra… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
31,812 satisfied customers
What is considered normal wear and tare rental. I had
What is considered normal wear and tare for a rental. I had tenants for 2 years. It was freshly painted when they moved in. What is considered normal vs something I would need to deduct out of their s… read more
Albert Marmero
Albert Marmero
Juris Doctorate
231 satisfied customers
I lived in a rental home years. Always a great tenant, even
I lived in a rental home for 2 years. Always a great tenant, even found a replacement tenant for when I bought a house and moved out. The landlord had repaired a small hole in the drywall and left the… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,356 satisfied customers
My landlord held my entire security deposit -$100 property
My landlord held my entire security deposit -$100 for a property I turned over to them in perfect condition. A few questions, I was there for 12 months. She is charging me to repaint the entire house … read more
barristerinky
barristerinky
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
4,729 satisfied customers
I rented a condo for 3 years, 10 months in Mundelein, IL.
I rented a condo for 3 years, 10 months in Mundelein, IL. I gave 30 days' notice prior to moving out. I had the condo professionally cleaned prior to vacating. My deposit was $1050, and the refund fro… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,387 satisfied customers
The tenant has vacated the property with proper notice but
The tenant has vacated the property with proper notice but has forgotten to professionally steamclean the carpets and paid her rent late the last month, and also burned the carpet in one room. Can I c… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I own a rental single family residence, in San Bernardino County,
I own a rental single family residence, in San Bernardino County, California 1. I have asked the tenants to keep the water heater closet free of dirt, leaves, spider webs (mostly dirt). The closet fac… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I have a few questions about the validity of some things that
I have a few questions about the validity of some things that I'm being charged for by my previous apartment and wondering what type of action I should take from here. I live in Texas and in early 201… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
We left our house that we rented clean and undamaged as stated
We left our house that we rented clean and undamaged as stated by the lease agreement. The management company wants to take money from our deposit to paint walls because we filled some of the nail/scr… read more
CalAttorney2
CalAttorney2
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,845 satisfied customers
I have a question for CA rental law. If my tenant lives in
I have a question for CA rental law. If my tenant lives in the unit less than 1 yr, can I charge the touch paints due to marks & holes on the wall? How long the paint costs should be depreciated?… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
florida condo owner...tenant moving out from month to month
florida condo owner...tenant moving out from month to month extension of original annual lease. he overpayed 1 month, so i owe him sec deposit and 1 month total 2 mths... move out was clean except for… read more
MDLaw
MDLaw
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
358 satisfied customers
Landlord charging 200 for cleaning and paint. My father is
Landlord charging 200 for cleaning and paint. My father is in a wheelchair and of course he would bump into the walls but nothing real bad. I swept, moped , vacuumed, wiped down shelves before turning… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I had a tenant move out and one of my agents took the key
I had a tenant move out and one of my agents took the key from them and looked over the property. She missed the bathroom clean up and they went back next day and cleaned bathroom. She did however mis… read more
barristerinky
barristerinky
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
4,729 satisfied customers
I have a tenant that just moved out. Upon walk-thru I counted
I have a tenant that just moved out. Upon walk-thru I counted 144 nail holes in the walls, 85 of them were patched badly and will all need either repatching and/or sanding before I have have it painte… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
50,792 satisfied customers
We have just rented a home that we moved out of with the lease
We have just rented a home that we moved out of with the lease beginning on the 29th of Feb. I have been submitted a list from our tenants of repairs they want to have done and paid for by me. I am a … read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
50,792 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