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Second opinion] because of water in my apartment every time it rains, my landlord is letting me out of lease; however, before he returns my security deposit and 2 weeks rent that was prepaid to him, he wants me to sign a Surrender of Lease, Waiver, and Release, and Covenant Not To SueJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Florida - Volusia CountyJA: What are the terms of the lease? Any issues related to maintenance or upkeep?Customer: My end was keep everything clean and report any issues to him, which I did. Roof started leaking in July and was exacerbated by Hurricane Irma and every time it rains it floods my kitchen and part of my carpetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I have pictures.
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