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 am emailed regarding overpaid rent to my apartment. I have
I am emailed regarding overpaid rent to my apartment. I have overpaid since the start of this lease - overpayment of $37 as she had given us a deduction based on my line of work. She said she forgot to manually adjust rent so it is December and over $300 is owed. She said that she cannot refund it to us unless we stay at the apartment and extend our lease next year - at which point, she will deduct what is owed to us from that. I did formally request that the owed amount be deducted from Dec rent, but she said this is not possible. I am not sure what to do as we want what is owed for us. … read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
42,449 satisfied customers
I have been reading the rules and I believe I was a tenant
Hi again Chris, I have been reading the rules and I believe I was a tenant as of Oct 15th to December 21 and then once the township sent them a notice to apply for a permit because of the safety viola… read more
ChrisAEsq
ChrisAEsq
Attorney
Juris Doctor
987 satisfied customers
My daughter signed a new lease agreement with her apartment
My daughter signed a new lease agreement with her apartment complex effective August 2019. They sent her back an addendum lease with 2 boxes to be initialed which she did not return. She received toda… read more
Olivia Kent
Olivia Kent
Managing Partner
Doctoral Degree
14,683 satisfied customers
If a rent owner signs a new lease do they need to resign a
If a rent owner signs a new lease do they need to resign a bed bug addendum or is the addendum good for as long as they live in the apartment … read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Doctoral Degree
21,732 satisfied customers
I am in las vegas nevada and my landloard has tried to evict
Second opinion] I am in las vegas nevada and my landloard has tried to evict us several time by giving a 30 day and then we pay rent . Then she gives us another one. She doesnt serve them right with a… read more
Adam Yarussi
Adam Yarussi
Juris Doctor
3,090 satisfied customers
My tenant gave me a 60 day notice to vacate on June 11 which
Good Day, My tenant gave me a 60 day notice to vacate on June 11 which states they will be out by August 1st. They are on a month to month lease. Can I send a new lease effective August 1st with new t… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
38,329 satisfied customers
Landlord has lease agreement containing a month to month
Landlord has lease agreement containing a month to month addendum which states 30 days notice must be given as a full calendar month. My copy of the lease agreement does not nor ever has contained the… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
42,449 satisfied customers
I need some advise on a lease. My daughters apartment
I need some advise on a lease. My daughters apartment original lease was from aug 1 2018-July 15 2019. She signed another year lease for aug 12019- July 15, 2020 without having to move out in between.… read more
Lori
Lori
Juris Doctor
8,476 satisfied customers
This is a lease question concerning my daughter. My daughter
Hi. This is a lease question concerning my daughter. … read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
42,449 satisfied customers
Can an undocumented person go to court to defend his right
Can an undocumented person go to court to defend his right against an intimidating and oppressive landlord … read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
42,449 satisfied customers
Landlord says we must pay online, no more writing a check.
Landlord says we must pay online, no more writing a check. They are charging a processing fee to pay by Debit or Credit Card. Is this legal? There is no mention of this in the lease. We were paying by… read more
JKEsq
JKEsq
Managing Firm Partner
J.D.
8,170 satisfied customers
When my tenant moved in it was stated that she pay an
When my tenant moved in it was stated that she pay an additional $75 for her dog. It's a lab and she moved into a two bedroom..She appealed to the owner if she could pay a fee yearly vs $75 monthly. A… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
44,557 satisfied customers
I have a duplex in Napa, CA that I purchased last November.
I have a duplex in Napa, CA that I purchased last November. I did not raise rents then. I sent a letter of rent increase in middle of June for September. Rents going from $1530 to $1900. All tenants s… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
42,449 satisfied customers
I am a tenant in a rented apartment in Syracuse and signed a
Hi Pearl, I am a tenant in a rented apartment in Syracuse and signed a lease on 1st February 2018, effective till January, 31, 2019. There have been some safety issues in the apartment in the last thr… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
42,449 satisfied customers
Im currently on a "month to month" lease agreement. On
I'm currently on a "month to month" lease agreement. On July 24th, my landlord sent me addendum that included a $50 increase in rent and gave me 48hrs to sign. After I did not sign, she sent me notice… read more
Loren
Loren
42,687 satisfied customers
I am a tenant in Beverly Hills. I paid for the months of
I am a tenant in Beverly Hills. I paid for the months of December and January all at once in December. Then I found another apartment and gave my landlord the requisite 30 days notice that I would be … read more
WALLSTREETFIGHTER
WALLSTREETFIGHTER
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
On December 18, 2008 I signed a one year lease for my apartment,
On December 18, 2008 I signed a one year lease for my apartment, and on February 25, 2009 I was laid off from work. I just received a job offer in Miami and need to get out of my lease. Two weeks ago … read more
MShore
MShore
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
Is it legal to raise my rent with out completion of a recertification
I was suppose to renew my lease in november 08. The landlord gave me my paper work in february 09 and stated that in november my rent was suppose to have a rent increase in november! I should have got… read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 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