I gave 200 for a secruity deposit for an apartment i did not rent and now the owner wont return my phone calls. I wasn't told about a no refund policy. What can I do?
I agree with Attorney Marchese. If you did not sign a contract, then it would appear you are clearly entitled to your money back. On the other hand, cases all turn on facts. You have shared almost none of the facts in your case. There may be something you have not said that would affect the result. I would send a written demand for return of the money. If the owner refuses to comply, then you will need to decide if it is worth the time, hassle and cost of pursuing the $200 in small claims court.
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Do you have anything in writing? If he refuses to return it then you would have to go to Small Claims Court to sue.
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Small Claims Court would be your best recourse.
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