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    Landlord withheld money from security deposit

    Can I deposit the $700 they sent and still sue for the $300 for the microwave?
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    Landlord withheld money from security deposit

    Okay thank you very much for all your help.
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    Landlord withheld money from security deposit

    Thank you. To clarify if going the small claims route, with the landlord, how would I go about finding out who the new buyer will be? I do know the property went under contract on October 3rd but do not know the buyers names. Do I contact the landlord for their names? Or the real estate agent...
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    Landlord withheld money from security deposit

    Missouri Our tenancy ended on August 22nd. When we gave notice in July landlords had contractor come in immediate to do improvements to house so they could sell it. Work was done while we were living there, moving our stuff out and still in our agreement. They tore up carpet, painted, etc. We...
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    Security Deposit Return Deadline

    We gave our new address in the Notice to vacate letter we sent by certified mail, which showed that they did pick up. Also, when we spoke a couple weeks before the end of our tenancy they confirmed the address. Here is the paragraph that was in the letter: "After we have vacated and cleaned the...
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    Security Deposit Return Deadline

    Thank you all for your help. The lease termination date was August 22nd. We returned the keys to the landlord on this date. If law is 30 days from August 22nd that would have been this past Friday, Sept. 21st for the letter to be post marked. We still have not received any letter. What day (how...
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    Security Deposit Return Deadline

    Missouri End our tenancy with our landlord and moved out 30 days ago. Per Missouri law the landlord is to return the deposit or send letter of what they are withholding within 30 days. Does that mean the landlord has to have the letter postmarked on or by the 30th day or do we as tenants have...
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    Money from judgement paid to someone else

    Missouri Was divorced in 2012 and in the decree it says "Respondent shall have a money judgement against the petitioner, in the amount of $2,000, which represents the eqalization of property in the marriage. The judge signed off on this divorce decree. In 2014 the petitioner, made 2 payments of...
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    Final walk through before end of lease and contractors already make improvements

    Also, if the landlord never did a move in inspection with us when we moved in 5 years ago, can they still deduct from the security deposit? Or how do they determine what to deduct if the place is already re-painted, carpets removed before we move out?
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    Final walk through before end of lease and contractors already make improvements

    Thank you. I have been taking time stamped photos every day at the beginning and end of each day. I am not notified each day that they are coming back the next day. They just show up and walk in using the key if we are not there. They have also been turning on and adjusting our A/C so that the...
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    Final walk through before end of lease and contractors already make improvements

    What is the name of your state? Missouri Our lease ends this coming Thursday. The landlord says a final walk through will be done this weekend, days before end of lease. Can they really classify this as a final walk through if we still have days left in the lease and have not turned in keys...
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    Verbal Rent Increase

    Thank you. Even though the statute states 1 month notice does our written agreement which says Holdover "Should tenant remain in possession of the premises with the consent of Landlord after the natural expiration of this lease, a new month to month tenancy will be created between landlord and...
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    Verbal Rent Increase

    Missouri Our lease was up at end of June. Our agreement lets us go month to month with 30 day notice to terminate. Landlord verbally told us that rent was increasing on July 1st. We paid the increased rent amount for July. After we paid we noticed that the lease agreement says "Modification...
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    Lease terms on lease renewal

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? MO Our lease agreement was from August 1, 2016 to July 31, 2017. When renewing lease, landlord notified us on July 17th that we can renew but want to back date lease renewal to be July 1, 2017 to July 1, 2018. Is this legal to back date lease...
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    Is there anything I can do?

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? Missouri I bought a new cellphone and added it to my line and bought a computer. I gave an exboyfriend the cellphone and computer to use. He was living with me at the time. He now says it was a gift since I gave it him to use? Is that true or can...
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