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Attention Former Tenants

Your Security Deposit Rights May Have Been Violated

Lawsuits have recently been filed in the California Superior Court against several prominent property owners and management companies, including MG Properties, Essex, AMC (American Management Consultants), and Sequoia Equities. These legal actions claim that these entities failed to adhere to California law concerning the handling of tenants’ security deposits at their respective properties.

If you were a tenant at any of the apartment complexes listed below, we urge you to get in touch with us. Our team of legal experts is committed to ensuring that your rights are protected and that you receive the security deposit you are rightfully owed.

As a former tenant, you may have questions such as:

Was my security deposit handled in accordance with California law?

To determine if your security deposit was handled according to California law, we’ll need to review the specific details of your case. The law requires landlords to return security deposits within 21 days after a tenant moves out, with an itemized statement of deductions if applicable. If your landlord or property management company didn’t follow these rules, they may have violated the law.

Do I have grounds for a claim against my former landlord?

You might have grounds for a claim against your former landlord or property management company if they failed to comply with California law regarding security deposits. Examples of such violations include not returning the deposit within the required time frame, making improper deductions, or failing to provide an itemized statement of deductions.

How can I recover my security deposit?

If your landlord is unresponsive or unwilling to cooperate, you may want to consider taking legal action. Contact us for a free consultation with a legal expert to help you understand your rights and guide you through the process of filing a claim if necessary.
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About the Recently Filed Security Deposit Lawsuit

The lawsuits filed against AMC, Sequoia Equities, MG Properties and Essex allege that they failed to comply with California law when it came time for tenants’ security deposits to be returned to the tenants at move-out. Among other things, the lawsuits allege that property management companies and landlords broke California law by deducting some or all of their former tenants’ security deposits without providing the tenants with the vendor invoices and itemized statements required by law to substantiate those deductions. Additionally, the lawsuit against MG Properties also alleges that MG Properties charged late fees that were higher than permitted under California law.

For Essex’s official Civil Complaint, please click here.

For MG Properties’ official Civil Complaint, please click here.

For AMC’s official Civil Complaint, please click here.

For Sequoia Equities’ official Civil Complaint, please click here.

If you are a former resident of any one (or more) of the apartment complexes or managed properties below, please reach out to Hogue & Belong today for a free consultation about getting your money back.

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