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I signed a year lease at an apartment complex in the state of Kansas. The lease started over a month ago and I have not moved in any of my belongings. I need out of the lease and cannot find a sub-lease.

Is there a law in the state of Kansas that states the lease has not officially started until the lessor has obtained residence? Is there anyway around this situation?
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So sorry, but no. Once you sign a lease in Kansas, unless you're prevented from moving in or staying there due to nature or man-made disasters (hurricanes, war, etc), you are bound by contract. The fact that you have yet to move in does not make your liability any less, I am sorry. Sometimes, people seek legal remedy when they have been morally wronged, but for whom legal avenues are few. I am afraid this is one of these times.



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