So what happens if you feel that you should get your security deposit back, but the landlord doesn't? Who's in the right? Browse Avvo's Legal Guides below to find out who has the rights to your security deposit.
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Security deposit is the property of the tenant until the tenant vacates and the landlord makes a claim against the Security deposit. Don't let the landlord get away with your security deposit. The... more
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The expression that a "picture is worth a thousand words" can have no better application than when a tenant moves into and out of a rental unit Pictures are much more convincing in Court if a law... more
Posted by attorney Elizabeth Powell.
Participate in the Creation of a Walk Through Checklist Sign and date it. Make a copy. If you can't find a copier take a photo with your phone. If the place is in bad shape, don't move in Unfortunat
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Landlord Making Claim on Security Deposit If a landlord intends on making a claim on part or all of a tenant's security deposit, the landlord then has 30 days after the tenant vacates to impose a cla
Posted by attorney James Rowe.
Illinois Law Security Deposits: When Your Landlord Refuses To Return Your Security Deposit by James Rowe, Attorney The Law Firm of Rowe Associates Offices in Chicago, Illinois and Kankakee,... more
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