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Hello my name is XXXXX XXXXX fiancee and i live in Marietta, GA. On friday the 28th of May our apartment was robbed. We suspect its the neighbor but have no proof. They stole a 40" HDTV sony i just purchased in december and my lab top. The apartment complex will not let us break our lease and a friend at work told me about Constitution to vacate the apartment. How do you go about doing this process?
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You may be referring to "constructive eviction" to break the lease. Constructive eviction is a term used in the law of real property to describe a circumstance in which a landlord either does something or fails to do something that he has a legal duty to provide (e.g. the landlord refuses to provide heat or water to the apartment), rendering the property uninhabitable. Your current condition MAY qualify IF the landlord has not taken proper provisions to stop trespass and crime. You can write them a letter and leave now, and use constructive eviction as a defense if they come after you and/or keep the deposit, or file for constructive eviction NOW as an offense in eviction court to break the lease.

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