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
My fiancee of 9 years left me with only 2 weeks notice.
My fiancee of 9 years left me with only 2 weeks notice. … read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,646 satisfied customers
My roommate owes me over $5000 in rent money and is leaving
Hi there, my roommate owes me over $5000 in rent money and is leaving the state soon to deal with a family emergency. I cannot take him to small claims court because our jurisdiction is NYC and the am… read more
Ben S.
Ben S.
Owner
Juris Doctor, cum laude (in top 5% of class)
5,982 satisfied customers
My roommate broke our lease by moving out early. I'm still
My roommate broke our lease by moving out early. I'm still living there but my mom is a co-signer. Technically she never signed the lease does that void the lease? … read more
Nisha Jones
Nisha Jones
Juris Doctorate
4,507 satisfied customers
My roommate lost her job and is moving out, sticking me with
My roommate lost her job and is moving out, sticking me with paying the rest of the lease. She still owes me for the deposit and utilities. She plans on moving out of state on the 1st of February and … read more
Attorney Bruce
Attorney Bruce
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
6,757 satisfied customers
I want to move out of my current living situation with my
I want to move out of my current living situation with my roommate and he will not sign the addendum until I pay him the money I owe him which will happen within the next month. I want to move out bef… read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,689 satisfied customers
I signed a lease with two roommates, but right now one of
Hello, I signed a lease with two roommates, but right now one of them is refusing to pay his share of the rent, what should I do? … read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
42,126 satisfied customers
I'm having some trouble with my roommate. he left early and
I'm having some trouble with my roommate. he left early and refused to pay the house rent … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
44,891 satisfied customers
My daughter has a roommate who verbally agreeed to pay half
My daughter has a roommate who verbally agreeed to pay half the rent and half the utilities. Now the roommate is refusing to pay the utilities or is going to deduct $50 from her share of the utilities… read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
38,742 satisfied customers
My roommate abruptly left for international trip without
My roommate abruptly left for international trip without telling me. She didn't give me an opportunity to give her utility bills before the trip. I noticed she was absent for a few days, and then she … read more
Asad Rahman
Asad Rahman
Attorney
J.D.
2,702 satisfied customers
I am looking to evict my roommate. He is on the Lease
Hi, I am looking to evict my roommate. He is on the Lease though. He has paid rent late 4 times, he also just told me he will be "reducing" his rent by $50. he smokes weed in the apartment and its a n… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,646 satisfied customers
I have been living in my rental for almost 4 years now with
Hello,I have been living in my rental for almost 4 years now with a great relationship with my landlord, never an issue with noise, always treating the apartment with respect and even fixing it when i… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
44,891 satisfied customers
...i live in NY. i was living with a roommate recently, and
hi...i live in NY. i was living with a roommate recently, and i moved out of the residence on Jan 1. the lease was in my name while i was there, and is now in the other persons name. when i left the r… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
54,262 satisfied customers
I signed a 6-month lease, along with the plaintiff, for a one
I signed a 6-month lease, along with the plaintiff, for a one bedroom apt in MN on April 28th 2010. On June 28th, I let this person know that after the lease was over I was moving back to CA. He becam… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
Hello. I signed a lease with someone for 12 months. The roommate
Hello. I signed a lease with someone for 12 months. The roommate has not paid rent in 3 months. I have made attempts to get the money from the other person but they have not done so. I have contacted … read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
I live in Texas and sold a car to someone from Oklahoma, I
I live in Texas and sold a car to someone from Oklahoma, I took a personal check for the car and retained the title which I was to mail to them once the chack cleared. On his way back to Oklahoma that… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
18,862 satisfied customers
I have a single family home I leased out to a tenant in Richmond
I have a single family home I leased out to a tenant in Richmond VA. By letter in February, I gave tenant 60 days notice to move, letting her know I was not going to renew her lease in April. The tena… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I live in Arizona. My roommate and I work together and he
I live in Arizona. My roommate and I work together and he has been experiencing financial difficulties; so he says. He has not paid his half of the non-refundable to move in. Nor has he paid his half … read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
42,914 satisfied customers
My 20 year old daughter and her roommate hold a lease ...
My 20 year old daughter and her roommate hold a lease together. My daughter is having to leave the state of GA to move back to MI for a job change. She has found tennants to take over her part of the … read more
Jon
Jon
Associate Degree
182 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