Angela Marie Lavin’s Answers

Angela Marie Lavin

Cleveland Litigation Lawyer.

Contributor Level 6
  1. I live in Ohio currently, and I just canceled a real estate purchase contract as the seller. How long can the realty company

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Angela Marie Lavin
    2. Christopher Brian Murphy
    3. Daniel Robert Hamad
    3 lawyer answers

    Unless the language of the contract imposes a waiting period or some other restriction against bringing an action to enforce the sales contract, they need not wait at all. On the other hand, in Ohio, a party has 15 years within which to bring a lawsuit for breach of a written contract. Therefore, the law does not require that they immediately file their suit against you. You should consult with your bankruptcy counsel to determine how this potential lawsuit may impact your bankruptcy...

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  2. If a tennant signed a personal house lease agreement and pulls out, what $ are they responsible for paying.

    Answered almost 4 years ago.

    1. Angela Marie Lavin
    2. Mark Wayne Napier
    3. Philip M. Block
    3 lawyer answers

    In Ohio, lease agreements are treated like any other contract. A tenant who signs a lease agreement is obligated to honor the terms of the lease. If the lease agreement includes specific provisions for early termination then you are entitled to the remedy set forth in the lease. However, as with any claim for breach of contract, you have a duty to mitigate your damages. The duty to mitigate, in this case, would require you to undertake some effort to re-rent the property. Depending on the...