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
How much is this going to cost me? I am trying to move to
I am trying to move to San Diego and rent a small one-bedroom apartment. I have a bankruptcy on my record which was successfully discharged in October of 2015. I did run up some credit cards again, so I started working with the organization called Beyond finance. They told me to stop paying on my credit cards and that they would open negotiations with all of them to see if they could negotiate a lower amount. They warned me that my credit score would temporarily fall and boy did it! My credit score is now 503. I just had a leasing company in San Diego tell me that if I was to bring my three credit cards current to the tune of almost $1,000 that they would most likely approve my lease. Will this morning they denied it. I need to find a place to live in San Diego. With my credit situation what can I do? … read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,312 satisfied customers
I have an ad for a condo for rent. When people call me to
I have an ad for a condo for rent. When people call me to view the condo for rent. Am able to ask them if their credit is good or not? If they say its 600 for example. Can I say I wont be able to rent… read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
16,790 satisfied customers
I have a 6pg lease document and would like advice on
I have a 6pg lease document and would like advice on breaking it. … read more
Maverick
Maverick
Doctoral Degree
8,059 satisfied customers
Can a person be given a sentence based on an old feloney
can a person be given a sentence based on an old feloney case even if the current one is not as serious? … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
36,940 satisfied customers
I live in an apartment in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and pay
I live in an apartment in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and pay the rent in advance. The landlord approved me to move in with no additional deposit above the $300 security deposit. I have been there 6 month… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
36,950 satisfied customers
My son and daughter-in-law filled out an application for
My son and daughter-in-law filled out an application for rental apt in Sherman Oaks, CA . I am the co-signer and willing to pay the rent up front. Owner declined the application with no reason other t… read more
Expert James
Expert James
Doctoral Degree
15,108 satisfied customers
Can an owner of a rental come to the property without notice
can an owner of a rental come to the property without notice if using a property management company … read more
Lori
Lori
Juris Doctor
7,576 satisfied customers
Credit score is being used to deny retail space lease. Do I
credit score is being used to deny retail space lease. Do I have any legal rights? … read more
KLAW
KLAW
Juris Doctorate
3,723 satisfied customers
Hello, I am an owner of a Condo in Osceola County, Florida.
Hello, I am an owner of a Condo in Osceola County, Florida. We recently submitted to our HOA a rental application for possible tenants. This was denied. No reason or explanation was given. The HOA tol… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
46,816 satisfied customers
I was denied a mortgage refinance by US Bank. My credit score
I was denied a mortgage refinance by US Bank. My credit score is 809. I wanted to borrow $35,000 on a home US Bank's appraiser, by a "drive by appraisal" valued at $39,900. Their reason for denial was… read more
Richard - Bizlaw
Richard - Bizlaw
Juris Doctor
3,852 satisfied customers
I am a tenant of an apartment complex. I was just married and
I am a tenant of an apartment complex. I was just married and my wife moved in with me. The office kept bugging me to have her sign a rental agreement. Once She paid her $20.00 and signed the agreemen… read more
Georgetown Lawyer
Georgetown Lawyer
Principal Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
11,193 satisfied customers
I filed chapter 13 in 2009, without any realestate holdings
I filed chapter 13 in 2009, without any realestate holdings (leasing at the time in Kansas). I am relocating to Phoenix, Az and am trying to arrange to rent a home, and I have been denied rental housi… read more
Real Estate Expert
Real Estate Expert
Juris Doctor
1,970 satisfied customers
Credit Discrimination. How close are we to legislation that
Credit Discrimination. How close are we to legislation that will prohibit companies from make hiring decisions based upon credit history during this tough economic time? I have had near perfect credit… read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
We recently moved out of a rental house and are awaiting ...
We recently moved out of a rental house and are awaiting the return of deposit and prorated rent. We showed the house while we were still there with the landlord present and she was very impressed wit… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
46,816 satisfied customers
I live in alabama and there has been some new laws put in ...
I live in alabama and there has been some new laws put in place that says the maximum a landlord can charge for a deposit is 1 months rent. I was charged 2. Do they have the right to charge me 2 month… read more
Dan
Dan
Semi-Retired; Part-Time Consultant
Doctoral Degree
872 satisfied customers
I own a townhouse condo in Fairfax county VA. Signed ...
I own a townhouse condo in Fairfax county VA. Signed a lease agreement with tenant in 2002. Lease ageement has been extended in writing with a rental increase each year since 2002. She began her delin… read more
Ed Johnson
Ed Johnson
Senior HR Consultant and Business Devlpm
Bachelor's Degree
6,994 satisfied customers
How probable is it to get an aprtment with a credit score ...
How probable is it to get an aprtment with a credit score of 526. All the credit issues were in the past and none were from previous landlords… read more
rvlaw
rvlaw
Judge
Juris Doctor
3,203 satisfied customers
I have no credit cards. I get denied when I apply becasue ...
I have no credit cards. I get denied when I apply becasue I have no credit. I pay my bills on timevery month for the last 3 years. Electric, water, phone, rent. Can this be taken into account so that … read more
Ed Johnson
Ed Johnson
Senior HR Consultant and Business Devlpm
Bachelor's Degree
6,994 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