Lease option to buy is the contract. Can I contact landlords homeowner's insurance company to get leaky roof repaired? We have attempted to contact landlord unsucessfully.
Any residential landlord who lives out of state MUST have a local in-county agent for service of notices and process. See RCW 59.18.060(15). Write (paper, pen, envelope and stamp) and tell your landlord about the leaky roof. See RCW 59.18.070. If it is not fixed you can leave (see RCW 59.18.090) or ask the County or City to inspect the property.
If you are in a bona fide option to purchase contract, was that transaction structured appropriately or is it just a ruse to make you have to do the maintenance? I can't tell without seeing your contract.
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Landlord made a side deal (free rent) with me to keep silence about her violation of city rule over loading tenants for maximum profit. Two months later evict me as unlawful detainer. She lied in her complaint and in the court. After I hired a ...
If you had to hire an attorney did your attorney ask for fees? ULDs are an exception to the rule of mandatory counterclaims. If you have a bona fide reason to sue your landlord, then consider District Court. In Issaquah.See question
A Tenant found a mouse in my office building and wants me to hire an exterminator
Is this a commercial or residential tenant? If commercial, your contract controls. If residential and multiple tenants it is your responsibility.See question
I have lived there since June 2016. I explained that I get paid on the 10th and rent is due on the 3rd. Landlord noted the late fees but said it shouldnt be a problem. The late fee is $5 per day. I have paid my rent late through feb 2017 at which ...
This would seem to fall under the doctrine of waiver - in other words, if they secretly kept adding up late fees but did not tell you or give you a notice, then arguably they have waived their right to evict you based on late fees. *IF* you receive a 10-day notice to comply with lease, that gives you ten days to comply. But fees are not rent. They can't just allege that unpaid late fees somehow become rent. (although they could probably try). If you are summoned to court, please reach out to NWJustice; they may be able to help you.See question
Hello I have 2 questions regarding this type of photo ticket: _I know this will not go into my driving record. But if I request a mitigate/contest hearing and lose it, will it go to my record then or still no? _Do I have an option to explain ...
Or, hire a traffic ticket attorney to get this dismissed. The foundation for a civil infraction still has to be proven, and frequently the foundation is not there. Which is how you get these things dismissed. That is the "Contest" option.See question
I live in a 5 bedroom house and we share a bathroom and kitchen there is a crazy old man who has harassed my guests when they are knocking on my doorstep. And he is very old and loosing his cool. The landlord made him the h House manager and he a...
Consider reporting this situation to the City of Seattle. The City has a very helpful website and people who know how to handle situations like this.See question
Mr Goodwin had squatters break down his door while Mr Goodwin was home and the squatters told rick they own the house rick called the police and put a report in on burgerlers and theift and squatters the police came did not help rick they told ric...
Please contact the Spokane bar Association and see if they can find a lawyer who will take this case for a low or no fee. If you explain what is going on, chances are someone will help. The police can't do anything without an order from a judge.See question
Say for example- someone is in jail, facing a new charge(s). In the state of WA, is it possible to have someone (ex. Significant other, etc.) become your power of attorney to make legal decisions on your behalf regarding the case?
Don't confuse an attorney-in-fact with an attorney-at-law. If someone is in jail, they can ask for and get a lawyer. If they cannot afford a lawyer, the Court will appoint one. A person in custody wants (and needs) a professional making decisions regarding their case.
The person in custody can execute a Power of Attorney so some other person can handle issues with banks, or with other persons, for the person in custody. But the Attorney-in-Fact is not licensed by the state to practice law. The attorney-in-fact cannot go to court on behalf of another person.
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My roomate wrote a letter on 12/10/16 asking me to move out by 12/31/16. With the knowledge that the landlord has to be the one to issue that, i sent a text message to the landlord confirming this with him, and he replied, "Out by December 31, 201...
If your written lease ends on Feb 3, 2017, then your landlord can't terminate your tenancy sooner with a 20-day notice. A lease agreement that provides more protection for tenants than the statute requires will be honored by the Court. If you have been locked out, call the police.See question
The other day I got in to it with the manager about one of my cats going outside. I let out once in a while and she does come back. I told them it was none of their business and if she wanted to go outside she can. She was only outside for about a...
If you have a lease, a landlord cannot terminate your lease during the lease with a 20-day until the lease is over. A landlord is not required to give any reason for the 20-day termination. The notice just advises you that the tenancy is over at the end of the current month. Harsh, but the legislature thinks that is okay. You need to plan on being out before the 31st if you do not have a lease that says otherwise.
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