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
Is there a legal loophole to get out of a lease in Seattle,
Is there a legal loophole to get out of a lease in Seattle, WA without damage to rental or credit history? Other person on lease was responsible for paying rent and has purposely let it go to the poin… read more
Michael Bradley
Michael Bradley
retired
Doctoral Degree
5,871 satisfied customers
Me and my sibling have lived in a rent stabalized NYC
Me and my sibling have lived in a rent stabalized NYC apartment for our entire lives from birth -- we are not married but taking care of mom who's name is ***** ***** lease. I pay my taxes and my sibl… read more
KLAW
KLAW
Juris Doctorate
4,101 satisfied customers
Just received eviction notice to be moved out by the 26th of
Just received eviction notice to be moved out by the 26th of this month. Was in court because wasn't paying rent due to apartment being mice infested and other issues that affected my reasonable acces… read more
TJ, Esq.
TJ, Esq.
Juris Doctor (JD)
13,142 satisfied customers
I own a condo in Union City NJ. My wife and I live in
Hello, I own a condo in Union City NJ. My wife and I live in upstate NY but my wife works in Manhattan 4 days a week and stays at the condo. To offset the taxes common charges etc we rent one of the b… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,042 satisfied customers
Mother dies in sept what do we need for succession rights
mother dies in sept what do we need for succession rights the landlord has new lease with rent increase. what documents do i need for succession rights … read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
12,233 satisfied customers
New jersey Eviction law: I am a new owner and need to Evict
New jersey Eviction law : I am a new owner and need to Evict a tenant who is staying in Basement apartment . This is not a legal apartment . He was rented by previous owner . What are my options here … read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,042 satisfied customers
My father died this pass May. His apartment has not been
My father died this pass May. His apartment has not been cleaned out for four months! There is no one available to clean it out. I live in a different state from where he died. What are my options? … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
39,540 satisfied customers
Oh boy I need help Let me type this out So, in short, Im
Oh boy I need help Let me type this out So, in short, Im roomates with a person that is leaving in 2 weeks. Weve been roomates for 7 months about. I found out she was living here for free. Theres no s… read more
Attorney Bruce
Attorney Bruce
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
7,393 satisfied customers
Problems -1 - landlord did not respond to bad pest problem
Problems -1 - landlord did not respond to bad pest problem over a month. I contact Orkin who made me sign a l yr contract. I deduct quartly payment from rent. Landlord isn't happy. said he isn't payin… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I am having several issues with my landlord and my neighbors.
I am having several issues with my landlord and my neighbors. My landlord, tired of listening to my complaints said that if I am unhappy with this apartment I should move out; however, since we have a… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
24,667 satisfied customers
I am renting an appartment, but my brother lives there. Now
I am renting an appartment, but my brother lives there. Now the landlord found out that its not my primary residence and wants an appartment empty at the end of the lease. My brother needs anout 4-6 m… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
28,125 satisfied customers
The condo I am renting had a water leak from the water heater-the
The condo I am renting had a water leak from the water heater-the flooring was ripped out and 3 industrial fans and an dehumidifier were brought in to be operated all day for 4 days-because of the noi… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
24,667 satisfied customers
I live with my girlfriend and her 10year old son. We rent a
I live with my girlfriend and her 10year old son. We rent a duplex .The kitchen sink has leaked bad andalso a water line in a closet has leaked and been repaired along with the kitchen sink. But under… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
24,667 satisfied customers
I lived in a rent control apartment and let my friend live
I lived in a rent control apartment and let my friend live there for several years after I moved. I decided I no longer wanted the apartment in my name due to liability issues and she refused to move.… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
24,667 satisfied customers
Could I ask you a question about a rent apartment Should I
Could I ask you a question about a rent apartment? Should I pay for a rent of apartment in Newark, NJ in my absence when my work is interrupted and If I find a jot in another state and I have to leave… read more
xavierjd
xavierjd
Juris Doctor
3,361 satisfied customers
Im having a problem with the person I that I got the apartment
I'm having a problem with the person I that I got the apartment from. She is the person on the lease I moved into the apartment on April 1, 2003. I've been residing here since I she never lived in the… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctor
27,567 satisfied customers
I live in Brooklyn NY, my landlord is going to start an ...
I live in Brooklyn NY, my landlord is going to start an eviction, I am looking for an apartment, if I file for bankruptcy ( I owe back rent) does the automatic stay apply in New York. Also I have an 8… read more
rvlaw
rvlaw
Judge
Juris Doctor
3,203 satisfied customers
I lease an apt in NJ, I lived there for many years, now ...
I lease an apt in NJ, I lived there for many years, now only use it part time. Can I allow my son, who was raised in said apt to move back in. It is not a sublet as I pay the rent & utilities… read more
Guru_Guy
Guru_Guy
Doctoral Degree
1,634 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

48,660 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

28,125 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer

8,245 satisfied customers

Providing information, not representation

Guillermo Senmartin

Guillermo Senmartin

Lawyer

306 satisfied customers

Principal Attorney at Guillermo J. Senmartin, P.A.

Ray

Ray

Lawyer

19,883 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