It depends upon the amount of the security deposit withheld and the value of the items still in the apartment. Send a letter to the landlord demanding the return of the items in the apartment that you want back -- list as many as you can and state the approximate value. Make sure that your current address is on the letter and envelope. Send once certified and one regular mail with a Postal Service certificate of mailing.
Wait for the list of damages from the landlord. If it contains...
It sounds as though the sellers did not convey title, but kept title as security and he signed a promissory note for the purchase price. This situation is similar to a land contract, which can bring about a lot of trouble for either party. In the case of the buyer, there is a danger that the property will be liened, possibly for a debt that has nothing to do with the property.
Your son should want to get title as soon as possible. But don't forget to search the title before concluding the...
The police are likely to tell you that it is a domestic matter.
You can sue her for conversion. If the value of the goods converted is under $8,000, you can bring it at the magistrate's office. If it is over $8,000 in value, you must bring it in Common Pleas Court. I recommend that you hire a lawyer, since this matter is likely to be a screaming match if you don't have a buffer between the two of you. Your personal involvement will get the better of you.
Clifford L Tuttle, Jr...
I think you mean that you signed the lease in April this year. Unless the lease has some unusual provision (which I think you would know about) the LL is bound by the terms of the lease. If he returns the check, be sure to tender payment of the correct amount every month, with proof that you attempted to pay. Write a letter, send it certified, stating your position.
Clifford L Tuttle, Jr
Attorney at Law
If you are asking whether the "mortgage company" has liability to her, the mere fact that she "thought" that the taxes were being paid from an escrow fund is not going to be enough. Do the documents she has from closing indicate that an escrow was established to pay taxes? Did she pay the required amount into escrow?
How long ago was the sale? If it was last September, it is too late to appeal. However, if it was a special sale, held recently, an appeal may be possible.
I agree, she...
You need to be represented personally to protect your interests in this matter. Even if your siblings have counsel, you have a potential conflict of interest and what they do could harm you.
Clifford L. Tuttle, Jr
Attorney at Law
Yes the landlord can restrict number of tenants by putting the restriction in the lease. I think you may be well served to find another place to rent. If you force your way it will only buy you more trouble.
At this point, you need to get an injunction. You'll need a lawyer to do it. You can only be evicted after a proper landlord-tenant action.
Does your County have a pro-bono program that provides free or reduced fee services in worthy cases? Ask the Bar Association.
In the long run, you may be able to get damages, including attorneys fees for the actions of your landlord. But that could take two years or more to resolve.
Clifford L Tuttle, Jr.
You could hire a locksmith and drill and change the locks. Do it before 7 AM to avoid a confrontation. Then make extra keys and give one to the tenant.
Clifford L. Tuttle, Jr.
Attorney at Law
Not if the lease doesn't provide for it. But even if there is a provision, it shouldn't apply here because you are paying the last month's rent. Unfortunately, you cannot force your landlord to pay the security deposit under the Landlord and Tenant Act until you have moved out, given your forwarding address in writing, 30 days have passed and he has either failed to send you a written explanation of deductions from the security deposit with the balance (if any) or sent you a written...