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John Keramaris

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  • What kind of an attorney do I need?

    I had a tenant who signed a 5 year lease in florida. 9 months later he abandoned the property and moved out of state without notice and left my husband and I with having to pay back mortgage payments, utility bills, animal stains on the carpets, d...

    John’s Answer

    Nobody will help you on contingency. You're also looking for an attorney in the wrong state.

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  • Hello, I am having a problem with the maintenance company that runs my property. They are denying maintenance for my unit.

    Due to the weather, snow has built up on the roof of my unit. When the snow melts, the run off is entering my unit, running down my fire wall, into my heating unit. I had to call the maintenance dept. over 4 times before a worker came out to inspe...

    John’s Answer

    what is maintenance supposed to do? risk their life for you?

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  • I am looking for an attorney that will handle my speeding ticket appeal for $250 or less.

    I previously asked what it would cost to hire an attorney to fight this and I got a few responses, but upon searching online I found some attorneys charge $1000+, which isn't worth it to me. I am hoping to find an attorney for $250 or less to hand...

    John’s Answer

    No attorney worth their weight in salt would handle your appeal for $250.00. Your request is akin to asking an electrician to re-wire your house for a sandwich.

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  • My ex left the apartment my apartment which I was letting her stay at three months ago and left all her stuff there.

    She owes me over $300 and I want that also I want her to take her cat that I've been watching. Could she request a police escort to go into get the stuff or would she have to file a small claims case against me to retrieve her belongings. Do I hav...

    John’s Answer

    I recommend you go on Judge Judy or a similar daytime TV Judge show.

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  • Would typo error of rent amount in rental lease make the lease voidable?

    I signed a rent lease last year for an apartment in Massachusetts, the term of lease is 15 months. The monthly rent was discussed as $1500. But the broker made a mistake on the first page (initiated by me) by filling the term rent amount for 15 mo...

    John’s Answer

    I'd be willing to bet you're reading the lease wrong. It is no coincidence that $1500 x 15 months = $22,500.00.

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  • What can you do legally if you're not home or sleeping and your landlord enters your apartment without notice?

    About a week ago, the city of Boston served my Landlord with a legal notice. I had the inspection department come to my apt 2 weeks ago about repairs my landlord has been non-responsive about. They gave him 7days to comply, he didn't. Also, th...

    John’s Answer

    You sound like a terrible tenant. You should be ashamed.

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  • Can My New Landlord Usurp My Subletter?

    I have rented a 2BR apartment as the sole lease holder for 5 years. Since the beginning of my tenancy, I have sublet one of the BRs to a various second person. This was done with full knowledge of the landlord, and the subletter has paid their sha...

    John’s Answer

    Play the landlord's game or you'll find yourself on the curb. . Trying to get a leg up on your landlord on avvo is pointless....you're a tenant-at-will

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  • Can a police officer from MA report to NH and get my license suspended just for knowingly driving around with my car smelling?

    I was pulled over for a headlight. The police officer mentioned the scent of weed and I told him it was from a few hours ago. He told me if He wanted to, he could search me and/or report me to NH. Something about me driving and knowingly not being...

    John’s Answer

    I assure you this is not a "scam." What exactly would be the purpose of the "scam" anyway? To take away your license and/or put you in jail? The cop is doing his job.

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  • I am mentally challenged and have tenants at will not paying rent.

    I have 3 tenants renting 2 rooms in my house that have not paid rent, all are adults...a married couple and the lady's son. The son moved in 2 months ago and has never paid rent, the couple is behind 2 weeks on their weekly rent. They are trying t...

    John’s Answer

    Yeah..so you REALLY need an attorney.

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  • How to avoid getting an eviction

    we having living in our apartment for 4 years had a great relationship with our landlord as we never complained about anything yet he knew of a mold issue and heating issues for over a year. Now we have mushrooms growing, health issues, etc. We ha...

    John’s Answer

    Your situation and life seem like a nightmare.

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