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
I just moved out of a unit and my landlord is trying keep my
Second opinion] I just moved out of a unit and my landlord is trying keep my $2500 deposit. I was residing there for two years. When I moved in the kitchen cabinets were old and falling apart and the … read more
Dan Dufresne
Dan Dufresne
Attorney
J.D.
1,771 satisfied customers
I am moving from a house in San Diego that I have rented for
I am moving from a house in San Diego that I have rented for almost 4 Years. I have never missed a payment and have keep the house clean and in good condition. My Landlord has a reputation of taking a… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
54,008 satisfied customers
I live in California and rented an apartment for 8 years, we
I live in California and rented an apartment for 8 years, we just left with all the necessary notice equipments and in good terms.now our landlord is trying to keep 450.00 of our security deposit for … read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
42,446 satisfied customers
What us the law in Calif regarding interest paid by the
what us the law in Calif regarding interest paid by the landlord interest on security deposits … read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
16,982 satisfied customers
At our current apartment in Sunnyvale, California we handed
At our current apartment in Sunnyvale, California we handed in a notice for 30 days. Landlord send us a move-out checklist. It says that we are responsible for a "professional cleaning" of the carpet … read more
Lori
Lori
Juris Doctor
8,540 satisfied customers
Klaw, When your tenant moves out in the state of California,
Hi klaw, When your tenant moves out in the state of California, as far as cleaning is concerned, how much are they liable for the cleaning of the inside of the house?… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
42,446 satisfied customers
I just moved to Missouri from San Diego, California. The
I just moved to Missouri from San Diego, California. The unit I rented in San Diego was sold. My landlord used my deposit as part of the negotiations for sale. In California, you are required to retur… read more
Roy Hadavi
Roy Hadavi
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
1,654 satisfied customers
Under what circumstances can a San Francisco CA landlord withhold
Under what circumstances can a San Francisco CA landlord withhold parts of the security deposit because a few stains cannot be removed from a carpet after three years of occupancy?… read more
BizAttorney
BizAttorney
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,658 satisfied customers
I just moved out my apartment in NJ, My lease was supposed
I just moved out my apartment in NJ, My lease was supposed to Expire on May 31, 2011 . But I got another tenant to make a new lease with my landlord. In order to entice the new tenant I gave them a 40… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
42,528 satisfied customers
My granddaughter just completed a one year apartment lease.
My granddaughter just completed a one year apartment lease. She left her apartment very clean left no trash etc. She was shocked when she received a check by mail for $1.38 out of $850 deposit. She wa… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
38,403 satisfied customers
we moved out of our rental apartment in indianapolis indiana.
we moved out of our rental apartment in indianapolis indiana. we paid a cleaning lady to clean entire apartment--vacuum dust wash windows clean stove etc and wash carpet. they landlord deducted $200 f… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
25,231 satisfied customers
Today was our initial walkthrough, and it was one of the worst
Today was our initial walkthrough, and it was one of the worst days we'd had in years. We'd been renting an apartment in a 6-unit complex located in Van Nuys, California, consisting of 2 bedrooms, 1.5… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
42,528 satisfied customers
In a landlord tenant dispute, what is meant by surrendering
In a landlord tenant dispute, what is meant by surrendering? If a landlord re rents a property before it is surrendered, what are the consequences?… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
41,919 satisfied customers
I am a landlord. Tenant left per the lease. The issue is the
I am a landlord. Tenant left per the lease. The issue is the security deposit. The Tenant had previously broken a sold oak vanity door that had to be purchased. When They left the following damages we… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
54,008 satisfied customers
I moved ouy of my rental unit when the A/C tech found mold
I moved ouy of my rental unit when the A/C tech found mold in the a/c ducts. That was 4/30/09. Since I am a diabetic on disability I was concerned with my health. My lease does not expire until Oct., … read more
FLACORPLAWYER
FLACORPLAWYER
Doctoral Degree
1,750 satisfied customers
my land lord is keeping my hole deposit, $3000.00. i beleave
my land lord is keeping my hole deposit, $3000.00. i beleave im being takin. i dont think there being resonable with the diductions. i just need help know my rights and if there is any i could do?… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
If I lived in a apartment unit for 11 years and paid approx ...
If I lived in a apartment unit for 11 years and paid approx $60,000 in rent. Never was my apartment painted during that time, except when I painted the living room, kitchen and bathroom about 3 years … read more
Muhammad
Muhammad
Master's Degree
154 satisfied customers
I did the joint inspection with my landlord to check ...
I did the joint inspection with my landlord to check for damges and cleanliness, she did not say anythan was wrong. Now she will not give me all of my deposit back.… read more
P-Leagle
P-Leagle
Tax Accountant
Bachelor's Degree
576 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