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who is responsible for repairs if my renters house was broken into while they were home. The home is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Real Estate Law
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Real Estate Lawyer: C.Fortunato, Lawyer replied 8 years ago
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Hi JACustomer,

In general, and unless the lease states otherwise, tenants are only responsible for repairs if the damage was their fault. Unless it can be proved that the break-in was the tenant's fault, you would be responsible for the repairs that resulted from the break-in.

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