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I want to know if 3 people leased a commercial building and

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Hi my name is***** want to know if 3 people leased a commercial building and the lease was drawn up with all three names on it and one of them didn't sign the lease and it's been three months is that lease valid or is that person still considered still part of that lease
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?
Customer: Pennsylvania, Brookhaven PA
JA: Has any paperwork been filed?
Customer: Do you mean the lease
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Loren replied 8 months ago.

I am Loren, a licensed attorney, and my goal is to answer your question and provide you excellent service.

Expert:  Loren replied 8 months ago.

The landlord can only enforce the lease against the persons who actually signed it. The other tenants, however, can enforce any agreement they may have had with the third person to contribute to the rent and other costs.

Expert:  Loren replied 8 months ago.

Did you have further questions? I am happy to continue, if you do.

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