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California Contractor Warranty Form

In California, contractor warranty forms include various implied and express warranties depending on the work being done. There is no mandatory form for these warranties, and the law will create an implied warranty even if the contractor doesn't provide one. Learn all about California construction law here.

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What To Do If You’ve Received an Eviction Notice

You've received the dreaded eviction notice from your landlord. No matter the reason for the eviction notice, you do have rights as a tenant, and you should make sure you have exhausted all of them before giving up.

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Renter’s Rights: Withholding Rent & Repair and Deduct

Getting a landlord to make necessary repairs can sometimes be a frustrating experience. For problems that are not the tenant's fault, a landlord can generally be expected to make those repairs, and if they don't, the tenant may have the right to either withhold rent until the repairs are made, or make the repairs and deduct the cost from rent.

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Plumbing Problems after Home Purchase

Generally, when you purchase a home, you are on the hook for all future repairs. However, exceptions do apply. Do determine the liability, if any at all, of the seller for plumbing problem, for example, courts will look to the purchase agreement for the home, the nature of the problem, whether you had a home inspection, and any specific misrepresentations by the seller.

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Responsibility for Water Heater Damage Between Condos

Condo units generally have separate water heaters for each unit housed within the unit. If the heater has a defect that causes flooding and damage to the neighboring unit, the unit owner may be responsible.

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Landlords Increasing Rent

Landlords raising rents at end of lease, limitations on raising rent, notice requirements and tenant objection

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Texas Eviction

Texas landlords cannot evict tenants without following Texas law. This means that removing doors or windows in an effort to force tenants to move is not okay

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Nevada Eviction

Evictions in Nevada are available to any landlord who follows Nevada law. The evictions process is uncomplicated but must be followed carefully or the eviction suit will be thrown out.

Evictions in Nevada are available to any landlord who follow...

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Iowa Eviction

Eviction actions, called entry and detainer actions in Iowa, are available to any landlord who follows Iowa law.

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Tennessee Eviction

Evictions are one of the most common types of cases that go to court. As long as local laws are followed, landlords have the right to evict their tenants for various breaches of the lease.

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Illinois Eviction

Illinois landlords must go through a multi-step process for evicting tenants, as laid out by the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure.

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Nebraska Eviction

The most common reasons for eviction in Nebraska are failure to pay rent and breach of the rental agreement.

The most common reasons for eviction in Nebraska are failure...

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New York Eviction

In New York, disputes between tenants and landlords are resolved in Civil Court (known as Housing Court in NYC). Here, a landlord can bring two different types of cases against a tenant: either a nonpayment case or a holdover case.

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Arkansas Eviction

Evictions are one of the most common forms of legal action in Arkansas. Landlords can evict tenants for any breach of the lease so long as the landlord follows Arkansas law.

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Wisconsin Eviction

Wisconsin landlords are free to terminate any tenancy so long as they follow Wisconsin law.

Wisconsin landlords are free to terminate any tenancy so lon...

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