How to get a opy of our lease?

Our landlords agent have not provided us or out agent with a final copy of the lease agreement and MIMO. We contacted both our agent and landlords agent to try to gat a copy of this document. Landlords agent e-mailed us an incomplete(pages missing) and impossible to read copy without a MIMO. Do we legally have a lease if we newer got the copy sighted by landlord? What can we do to get a copy of it? I know copy of the lease has to be delivered within 15 days. Whose responsibility it is to deliver the contract?

Asked on November 9, 2012 under Real Estate Law, California

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country you are entitled to a copy of the written lease for the unit that you have. I suggest that you write the landlord a letter seeking such to be delivered to you by a certain date. If such does not happen you should consult with a landlord tenant attorney as to your legal options.


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