What to do if my landlord didn't send an itemized list of deductions from my security deposit a timely manner?

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More than a month and a half after we moved out we still didn't receive our deposit, nor an itemized letter with deductions. We sent a certified letter asking for deposit to be returned. In response landlord sent an itemized list stating it was sent the first time on the last date of our lease. We believe this to be a lie. They also charged a large pet cleaning fee, even though our pets didn't leave stains. We had paid $300 non-refundable pet fee, plus $200 pet deposit. Landlord claims we owe them some money (about $55) after all the deductions.

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