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
If a person who is a non-relative lives with a homeowner in
If a person who is a non-relative lives with a homeowner in the homeowners house in California with the agreement that they share an equal cost of the bills - and the home owner wishes them to move ou… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
42,494 satisfied customers
I rent out 2 rooms to a couple of lodgers in California. I
I rent out 2 rooms to a couple of lodgers in California. I save the 3rd bedroom for myself for when I am in town from Mexico. I am writing a one year lease for my lodgers. Can I simply use a standard … read more
Olivia Kent
Olivia Kent
Managing Partner
Doctoral Degree
14,764 satisfied customers
I have a single lodger in my house. I have given him 30-day
I have a single lodger in my house. I have given him 30-day notice to vacate. It is my understanding that as an owner I do not have to go through the eviction process. What should be my next step? … read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
42,494 satisfied customers
Are there different rules to getting a boarder (who rents a
Are there different rules to getting a boarder (who rents a bedroom in the house with the owner) to leave? Vs. the law to get a tenant who rents out the whole house? There is an issue with the boarder… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
7,605 satisfied customers
My father currently is disabled and rents a room at a mobile
My father currently is disabled and rents a room at a mobile home park in Chico, CA. He has a hand written agreement with the owner to allow him to pay rent and stay in the mobile until my father has … read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
42,494 satisfied customers
I am renting a room from my friend's mom and I paid her rent
Hi I am renting a room from my friend's mom and I paid her rent on the 11 th and got a letter that I had to be out by the fourth of the following month. Is that legal. After I moved in she told me my … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
38,428 satisfied customers
My elderly parents are being taken advantage of. They have a
My elderly parents are being taken advantage of. They have a felon that was supposed to live with them temporarily. Since then, my mother had a stroke and is disabled. They have now asked him to leave… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
38,428 satisfied customers
My mother feel and broke her p and now requires a caregiver
My mother feel and broke her hip and now requires a caregiver when her daughter is at work. Her 55 year old son has paid $1050 per month for the caregiver (1/3 of the cost) and her daughter and her ha… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
20,592 satisfied customers
I heard that if you invite somebody to stay in your home by
I heard that if you invite somebody to stay in your home by California law they don't have to leave when you want them to; especially if one of them is a disabled person. is this true?… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
7,605 satisfied customers
Santa Clara County, California We have had a lodger in our
Santa Clara County, California We have had a lodger in our home for 7 years. During that time she has been late on her rent and she is still in arrears in payments. We have not made an issue until the… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
44,624 satisfied customers
LANDLORD-TENANT LAW QUESTION I own a home in San Francisco,
LANDLORD-TENANT LAW QUESTION I own a home in San Francisco, in which I've rented out 3 bedrooms separately to 3 individuals. We maintain a bed there; although, it isn't a standard bedroom (i.e. we've … read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
7,605 satisfied customers
We allowed friends (married couple) to rent a room in our home
We allowed friends (married couple) to rent a room in our home slightly over 1 year ago. It was an oral agreement and we did not take 1st or last months rent or a deposit. I know...dumb. They have sin… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
Hello. My wife and I read your response about the single lodger
Hello. My wife and I read your response about the single lodger rule in an owner-occupied house, where you could fast track the lodger out of your house after 30-days' notice without having to go thro… read more
Attorney & Mediator
Attorney & Mediator
Attorney & Certified Mediator
Juris Doctorate
19,942 satisfied customers
In CA, I am a residence owner occupant and I rented a room
In CA, I am a residence owner occupant and I rented a room to a lodger. She has gone past the 30 day written notice. Rental agreement is month to month and she has been in my house only three months. … read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
54,013 satisfied customers
I am renting out a room in my home, month to month, the rent
I am renting out a room in my home, month to month, the renter has been here less than 60 days (45) on the 2nd of January we get into a dispute over his garbage in the front yard. I also asked him for… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
25,231 satisfied customers
I have two lodgers in my home and want to evict one of the
I have two lodgers in my home and want to evict one of the lodgers. Do I have to follow the formal eviction proceedings? I've read with a single lodger you can bypass the the formal proceedings. Does … read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
My son allowed his boyfriend to move into a condo owned jointly
My son allowed his boyfriend to move into a condo owned jointly by my son and my husband and myself in California. My son ended the relationship with this boy more than a month ago, but the ex-boyfrie… read more
Lawgirl
Lawgirl
Founder
Doctoral Degree
4,606 satisfied customers
My girlfriend is married to someone else , and has ...
My girlfriend is married to someone else , and has been living with me in my leased home in Ca. for last 80 days, she is not on the lease. WE are not compatible and I want her to move out.How can i ev… read more
LawHelpNow
LawHelpNow
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence
7,509 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