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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 1 month 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 1 month ago

Reletting Process

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

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 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 3 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 3 months ago