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  • I was renting a room in avondale and due to unemployment I was unable to pay a 565.00 balance due for august.

    I came home this evening to find the locks changed and even though I knew she was home she didn't answer the door. I called the police and they knocked quite a few times and she still wouldn't open. I have medication I need in there. All my bel...

    Steven’s Answer

    Mr Pahwa's answer is complete and correct.

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  • How do I collect a small claims judgement awarded to me in court?

    I recently was a defendant and was awarded my court fees. How do I collect these fees from the other party? Can I contact them myself or does it go through the court?

    Steven’s Answer

    Yes, call him first. Then, get a collections attorney.

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  • We have submitted several 5-day req for home repairs. Landlords openly refused to ignore one and other AZ laws per AZ T&L ACT

    My roommate and I moved into a home that has so far: sewage smell, broken galvanized pipes (5 days no plumbing), live termites, broken AC, failure to provide sufficient notice of entering property after MULTIPLE requests and now they are bullying ...

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    Multiple health code violations. Go to the city.

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  • What do i do to fight an eviction notice when the landlord accepted a payment in august and is trying to evict me?

    i got served with court documents today to show up to court for the eviction. i made a payment to him in august he accepted it states in the documents that i havent paid rent since july of 2015 but i have papers stating that ive made payments sinc...

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    Take your proof of payment to the hearing. You should be fine.

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  • Can something be done legally. I feel like I was wrongfully terminated! I'm new and she did nit train me properly and neglected

    I was supposed to call off a list of people who were scheduled to work over the weekend. I was confused because she was going to see if she could still get the employees to come in for their shift. Boss left for the day and did not tell me what sh...

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    In Arizona, your boss can fire you for such a petty reason, unless there is discrimination involved.

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  • I made a payment to my land lord for august he gave me a five day notice and is trying to evict me can he do that ?

    ive been paying every week for almost two months i missed two payments but then gave the owner money he accepted it and gave me a five day notice and is now trying to evict me. what can i do to fight it ? i gave him a 5 day notice to fix repairs i...

    Steven’s Answer

    He cannot evict you in August if you even gave only a partial payment. He must wait for next month. As to your five day notice, if he did not complete the changes in the five days, you may terminate and be released from the remainder of the lease.

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  • I was locked out of my apartment what are my options ?

    My apartment was locked out by my manager who changed my locks without notice I was 2 weeks behind on my rent but had made arrangements with them as I was seeking assistance to help with my bills I was available all day ( 8/24/15 ) and was not con...

    Steven’s Answer

    Everything the landlord has done is illegal, based on the facts you have given us. You need to see a lawyer so that he/she can pull out all the facts that matter.

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  • Apartment eviction notice

    I got a "first" and final warning from apartment management to not play loud music/surround sound again else i will be given a 10 day notice to vacate the premises. Is it legal for apartment management to send a first and final notice without a...

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    Unless the lease says otherwise, I believe the landlord is handling the problem in the proper manner.

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  • How do I file an appeal for fighting an order of protection after judge ruled in their favor? I missed the hearing (emergency).

    My cousin has POA for my dying grandmother. My cousin filed an order of protection against me (coming from my gma), claiming I threatened to rob and beat up my aunt, cousin and gma while I was getting my sisters stuff from my gmas house. She claim...

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    File a motion to vacate and asking for a new hearing, citing your emergency.

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  • How can you stop someone from filing frivolous lawsuits regarding the same issues?

    We have been in court for the past two years over an easement dispute. We won the case granting us a permanent injunction to use the easement. The other party keeps trying to bring it back into court by submitting jibber and has gone to the appel...

    Steven’s Answer

    The next lawsuit he files, file a motion to dismiss instead of an answer. Cite res judicata and ask for money sanctions. A lawyer would be helpful, especially in asserting res judicata.

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