Security Deposit Withheld and Objected
3 attorney answers
A. The Landlord maintains the deposit in its statutorily protect account; and thenone of the parties has to file a law suit in B) the county in which the property is located. Hope this helps. gsg
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The next step is for a lawsuit to be filed in the same county that the premises are in.
No additional correspondence is necessary.
The owner will need to hire an attorney in the county to initiate or respond to the lawsuit.
1. If you are a landlord you need an attorney on call to help you solve problems like this--before it gets this far. Most experienced lawyers I know would be glad to accept a (small) retainer and then act as your general counsel.
2. If you are the tenant seeking to recover part or all of your security deposit you do not need a lawyer; the next step appears to be for you to file an action in the small claims division of the local county court.