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George Stuart Savage

Miami Litigation Lawyer.

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  1. Landlord tenant attoney my

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Carol Lynne Zimmerly
    2. George Stuart Savage
    2 lawyer answers

    You have 30 days to make a claim on the security deposit once the tenant vacates the property. If she left May 6th, then you have until June 6th to make a claim on the security deposit. You must follow the wording to make the claim as set forth in Florida Statutes §83.49 as follows: (3)(a) Upon the vacating of the premises for termination of the lease, if the landlord does not intend to impose a claim on the security deposit, the landlord shall have 15 days to return the security deposit...

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  2. Can I get eviction for living out my deposit?

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Dennis Andrew Chen
    2. George Stuart Savage
    2 lawyer answers

    Assuming the written lease specifies that the Landlord is responsible for the pest control, then you are entitled to set-off from rent the payment for these services if the Landlord agrees. As to the water intrusion into the property, this should be the responsibility of the Landlord. Even though you have repaired some of the damage pursuant to the agreement with the Landlord and have set-off this payment from rent, it is still the Landlord's responsibility. It appears there may be a...