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My landlord rented me an apartment without first obtaining the needed renter's license in Lake Worth. My position is that this makes the contract null and voice because he didn't have a legal right to enter into it. A lawyer or doctor cannot demand payment for legal or medical advice w/o a license, why can a landlord?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?

Gosh, I thought I ha asked a Flroid lawyer Florida lawyer

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

He's filed for eviction.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I want to consult with a member of the Florida Bar.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Legal
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Lawyer: Lori, Attorney replied 7 months ago
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Hello. Let me try and assist you. You are correct. Landlord needs a license. See attached link: https://www.lakeworth.org/business/business-tax/
You can asset his lack of a license as a defense to the eviction action. Hope that helps.
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Jesus, I already knew this. WHy does it make the contract null and void in Flordia?
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