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As a tenant on the lease, she has equal standing with her ex. Who paid will have no effect on either of their rights under the lease. Do you have a further question given that information?
Right, never having paid does not matter. Did she sign the lease or is she just "on" the lease as a party allowed to live there? Does she want to get out?
Well, we need to be very clear because on a residential lease, there are two distinctions. Did she actually sign the lease as a tenant and a party to the lease contract? Or is she merely listed on the lease as a party allowed to live there?
Lets make real sure about this because it substantially alters the answer.
Alright, if she personally signed the lease as a tenant then she is bound by it. If it has a 30-day termination clause then she is entitled to give that notice and be out of it. Do we know if the ex intends on staying in the place and paying on the lease?
Need to read the lease and see the requirements for termination, it may need to be in writing and the phone call may not be enough. She should be sure to give proper legal notice.
Lastly, did she get her things out of the apartment?
That's too bad, that is very ugly. Glad her and the animals are safe and I hope she successfully retrieves the furniture. That kind of stuff can get nasty. Remember she can call the cops or get a restraining order if needed.
The fact that he kicked her out could make him liable on her behalf should it come to that down the road, something to think about.
I wish your daughter the best.
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