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New Texas Landlord / Tenant Legal Questions & Answers

How do I pursue a legal action against a tenant who has seemingly disappeared?

You can have a process server do a skip trace to locate your former …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 8 months ago

Can I break my apartment lease without paying a fee?

Unfortunately, there is no general right to be let out of a lease due …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 months ago

Reletting Process

The landlord must attempt to "mitigate" (reduce) his "damages" (or losses) by making commercially …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 11 months ago

Does every person in the household have to be named on the lease?

There is no legal requirment that all family or household members be named on …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 11 months ago

As a new owner, do I have to honor an existing lease or is it essentially null and void?

If there is a written lease, then you must honor its terms. This means …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 11 months ago