Sue For Security Deposit Or SOL?
The landlord refused to return my deposit on the many occasions that I demanded it, with no explanation. I have even attempted to contact the main management company with no luck.
Wet, Cold, And Moldy
The landlord says he’s “done as best as he can.” What is he–a four-year-old at a Berkeley T-Ball tournament? Shall we give him a trophy just for showing up?
Grand Theft Security Deposit Redux
Is it true that 71% of all tenants have been ripped off in some amount by their landlords? It is clear from my experience, and other news accounts, that landlords steal tenants’ security deposits.
The Eviction Shuffle: Not Like Perry Mason
If you are representing yourself, imagine an episode where Perry isn’t familiar with the rules, the judge hates him and Hamilton Burger has a perfect record.
The Eviction Shuffle: RSVP
A failure to respond to an eviction in the required amount of time will give the landlord the opportunity to ask a court to enter a default.
The Eviction Shuffle: Should I Dance?
if you’re going to become the belle of the ball, that is win, you should learn to perform as many of the steps as possible.
The Eviction Shuffle: Notice
Unlawful detainer is the legal term for a lawsuit a landlord files to evict a tenant.
Time To Get Medieval?
A three-month old baby in Louisiana died in her home from blood loss due to rat bites. The landlord spent FEMA money earmarked to repair the house on something else.
Every Tenant Has One–An Implied Warranty of Habitability
If you find an electrocuted rat in your kitchen stove, odds are that your landlord has breached the implied warranty of habitability in your lease.