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Can my landlord change policies without my signing a new lease?

It depends on what the original lease said: 1) If it guaranteed you two …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

What are my legal rights to entering my brother's home if he has rented it out?

1) Your brother should either "hire" you as his property manager, even if only …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

What can I do if my renters haven't deposited their deposit refund check?

If they ask for replacement checks after 6 months, you'd have to write them …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

Can our renters' insurer deny an expense claim because our landlord said they are going to evict us next month?

An insurance policy is a contract: like with any other contract, it is enforced …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago