Hi something came up and I cannot move in to the apartment we were going to. We paid a security deposit but have not signed a lease. I called and she said she will not give any of the deposit back. I’m curious if she can do that or not or if I should get a lawyer.
A simple demand letter from your lawyer should bring her to her senses. Hire a lawyer to write one for you.
You do not have a signed lease and you have not moved in so you should be able to get it back.
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