If you are sending a personal check, make a photocopy of it first and then send it certified mail.
Keep the photocopy of the check and the green and white certified receipt.
If the landlord files a lawsuit based on non-payment of rent, you have a defense of payment.
Are you on a month-to-month basis, or are you renting for a term such as one year?
The landlord can terminate the month-to-month if she wishes.
If you were really vindictive, you could report her to the IRS. If they wound up recovering monies, you would get a reward of some percentage, I believe.
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