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Roommate damaged property

Yes, you can sue any person who damages your personal property or who owes …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago

Can one tenant sue another tenant for having a different rent amount in a collective lease?

Going forward, the 4 tenants could require equal contributions (unless there is some written …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago

If tenant paid rent upfront for a year but died, do I have to return the unused portion?

According to the law in most states, landlords are legally allowed to retain a …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 years ago

How do I evict my 50 year old son who pays me nothing?

Since your son is not payinganything, either rent or any form of rent (such as utilities, …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 years ago

Is it legal for a landlord or rental office to take 30 to 40 days to give a security deposit refund check to a tenant?

Under the law in that jurisdiction (D.C.), the landlord has 45 days to return …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 years ago