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How Enforceable Is a “No Overnight Guests” Clause in a Lease?

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Signed a year lease (generic form), because of options and time crunch (closing of home vs. finding an apartment who accepts pets). Landlord’s daughter had handwritten on the lease that I cannot have any overnight guests. Please tell me how enforceable by the landlord this is (I’m a 45-year-old woman, not a teenie-bopper). If my […]

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Written by Johanna

February 3rd, 2014 at 2:59 pm

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How Can I Find Out What I Inherited? And More Free Legal Advice – Free Joe 2/12/13

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Dorothy: I am the beneficiary of a will which was probated without an attorney. I have not received anything from this distribution. How do I proceed to get information?

Joe Escalante: Go to the probate clerk at the courthouse that…

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

February 14th, 2013 at 6:16 am

Commercial Lease Pitfalls and More Legal Advice – Free Joe Friday 7/1/11

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I’m looking at my first real commercial lease agreement for a bigger space.. Lots to consider in this economy! Among the 32 pages of legalese, are there any common ‘gotchas’ that I should be looking out for?

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

July 5th, 2011 at 6:37 am

Free Joe Friday 12/10/10 – Arbitration, Game Patents, and More

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Every Friday, attorney Joe Escalante answers legal questions for free on the LegalZoom Facebook Page. Did you miss last week’s Free Joe Friday? Don’t worry. We’ve got it all right here. Good morning, everyone. Welcome to Free Joe Friday! First question from Jocelyn: Is it easier and cheaper to go through arbitration or a law […]

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

December 14th, 2010 at 7:20 am