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You are never obligated to sign a contract. You already have a lease agreement in place, which will be enforceable for the agreed-upon duration. The lease can be changed if both parties agree to it, but one party cannot unilaterally demand that other agree to any changes to the contract - a landlord can't, for example, change your lease agreement to increase ...


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You will need to sue them for the money. You may decide that the cost and stress of doing so is not worth it, and just write off the cost. In future you should require a deposit (if you don't already), and not return it until you have checked that the final utility bills have been paid. (I am assuming there was no deposit, or that you have returned it ...


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The standard solution to such problems is to have the person's lawyer handle the matter (e.g. write a letter). I assume that the person had their name changed, and they are having mail forwarded from substitute address via an Address Confidentiality Program, where only the Sec'y of State knows the real address. However, in this situation, the landlord would ...


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