Legal

Ask a lawyer and get answers to your legal questions

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Legal Questions
Due to loss of employment I will no longer be able to keep
Due to loss of employment I will no longer be able to keep my lease on my house. what options do I have? … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
35,153 satisfied customers
I sublet a room in Nyc. the lease was 1000 and security for
Hi, so I sublet a room in Nyc. the lease was 1000 and security for the equipment was 1000 to watch over until Oct 31st. After Oct 31st he never sent any money back to me and I've been asking since. He… read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,833 satisfied customers
Question about subtenant and bed bug rights. New York City.
Question about subtenant and bed bug rights JA: What state is the property located in? And has anyone consulted a local attorney about this? Customer: New York City. No local attorney JA: What are the… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
29,918 satisfied customers
If there are four tenants on a lease, and three move out
If there are four tenants on a lease, and three move out before the end of the lease, are the three that moved out responsible for their part of the rent until the end of the lease? Landlord is suing … read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
16,056 satisfied customers
Have rented an apartment since 2012 when I received
Have rented an apartment since 2012 when I received Disability after being hospitalized for 1 year. Everything I owned was gone, credit destroyed and they accepted me May 2012. Did not renew my lease … read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
16,380 satisfied customers
I have a disabled son who rented an apt 2 years ago. He and
I have a disabled son who rented an apt 2 years ago. He and his friend went in the manager office together and they put the apt in my son's name because he gets SSDI and he had a part time job with go… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
My aunt has colon cancer and is still recieving treatments,
This is a landlord/tenant dispute question. Thank you. My aunt has colon cancer and is still recieving treatments, but meanwhile is unable to work. She cannot afford to pay all of her rent so she went… read more
loeblaw
loeblaw
Judicial Doctorate
1,629 satisfied customers
I am disputing an inaccurate debt collection (online with all
I am disputing an inaccurate debt collection (online with all 3 credit reports) stemming from a college apartment lease renewal signed by my 20 year old son on 3/25/09 in WV for the period 8/19/09-8/6… read more
Georgetown Lawyer
Georgetown Lawyer
Principal Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
11,193 satisfied customers
I guranteed a lease. The two young ladies paid the reant on
I guranteed a lease. The two young ladies paid the reant on time for the full lease period. They then, without my knowledge or the landlord's ok, sub-let the apartment to someone else who didn't pay t… read more
J.Hazelbaker
J.Hazelbaker
Doctoral Degree
4,367 satisfied customers
My lease is up for renewal August 31, the landlord sent me
My lease is up for renewal August 31, the landlord sent me a notice that he will not be renewing my lease and that I have until October 31 to vacate the apartment. He expects for me to keep paying ren… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
35,153 satisfied customers
I have been living with my boyfriend(he is 29 I am 25)since
I have been living with my boyfriend(he is 29 I am 25)since March 09,I moved right in with him in his apartment and then we moved together to another apt.Neither of us pay rent because he works for th… read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
have rented at this place for2 years moved to a smaller unit
have rented at this place for2 years moved to a smaller unit in the same complex last year and signed a 3 year lease now my second year here my husband has lost his job as on March 5 we cannot afford … read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
25,231 satisfied customers
I was told I could sublet the place by the manager of my apartments,
I was told I could sublet the place by the manager of my apartments, then found out two weeks after I put in my 30 day notice that subletting wasnt allowed,therefore I was to move out by the 17th of f… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Attorney & Counselor
Juris Doctor
16,283 satisfied customers
My daughter needs to break her lease which has 10 months remaining
My daughter needs to break her lease which has 10 months remaining on it. The apartment complex is horrible and her mental health is being comptrmized as she has bipolar disorder and has has more than… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor
27,567 satisfied customers
Im renting an apartment and I cannot afford it anymore, because
Im renting an apartment and I cannot afford it anymore, because im having a son and the cost of living is going up. How do I get the lease cancelled when my landlord doesnt agree to end the lease earl… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
25,231 satisfied customers
hi i lived at 2401 hiway 6 e, # XXXXX when i signed up for ...
hi i lived at 2401 hiway 6 e, # XXXXX when i signed up for for second year i informed landlord verbally that i would be breaking the lease some time soon because i got notice of being downsized at wor… read more
Mike Garcia
Mike Garcia
Sr. Research Paralegal
Bachelor's Degree
140 satisfied customers
I need to brake my 6 mounths contract on the home ...
I need to brake my 6 mounths contract on the home I rent due to a fall out with my niebor and I realize that Iam only a rent they are home owners but my landlord dose not under stand that if Idon''t m… read more
Justice For All
Justice For All
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
1,346 satisfied customers
what is the penalty for not registering as a felon ...
what is the penalty for not registering as a felon on a apartment apliacation, knowing they dont accept anyone with a felony.… read more
Medicine&Law
Medicine&Law
Nurse Practitioner
1,896 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

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

24,667 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

Experience as general attorney, in house counsel, SSDI, Family Law attorney, and law professor

Law Educator, Esq.

Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney

46,816 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

25,231 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer

8,239 satisfied customers

Consultant and legal researcher

Guillermo Senmartin

Guillermo Senmartin

Lawyer

303 satisfied customers

Principal Attorney at Guillermo J. Senmartin, P.A.

Ray

Ray

Lawyer

18,862 satisfied customers

30 years in civil, probate, real estate, elder law

< 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