Apartment complex it charging me with liquidation fees, yet didn't give me correct notice, is that legal?
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I agree the landlord may be off the leash but I would also bet the landlord can produce a notice that you haven't seen or mentioned in your post. Just my two cents. Anyway, you will need to hire an attorney to run interference.
Based on the facts you have posted, it's not at all likely they can; but then again, either way, they appears they HAVE. In that case, you will have to litigate to get that money back. You need someone to look fat your lease, the notices, and speak with the Landlord to get their side of the story (it may just be a clerical error, who knows). Alas, no one can help you here on line. Consult a good local tenants lawyer or real estate litigator. Hope this Helps. gsg
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Mr. Kaufman is correct. There may be several remedies here assuming that they did not give the 15 days prior notice of the 60 day period. We have had several successful lawsuits on this type of issue BUT it all revolves around their compliance with Fla. Stat. 83.575.
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It doesn't matter whether they can, the fact is that they did. Now, you have to decide what you are going to do. You have 2 choices. 3, really. You can pay the fees. You can ignore the fees, and hope nothing happens. Or you can retain an attorney for advice on what to do. Fighting may in your beat interests or not.
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