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    I moved out of a room I was renting about two months ago. I am now being sued for emotion distress carpet repairs and 14 days of rent since I did not give a 30 day notice. I moved out because I was not given a key to the front door and was locked out numerous times. Was I wrong , isn't she breaching any agreement we may have?


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    Yes it appears so. The emotional distress argument will not work, and you will need to use your arguments as a defense to the landlords arguments. If this is in regular court, I would highly recommend getting an attorney to represent you. If you are in small claims court, you may be able to handle this yourself.
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    Thank you for your response it is a small claims matter.

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    You should be able to win this case in small claims court by providing a good defense as you stated above. You should get as much information as possible to use as proof of landlords conduct.


 

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