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How to Get your Security Deposit Back

Renting or leasing a home
Written by Legal Aid WV


Fighting with the landlord, trying to get your security deposit back after you moved out? You’re not alone, and it’s not unusual that landlords don’t even know what West Virginia law requires them to do.

Find out your rights, and the specific obligations put on the landlord. There are time limits that apply to the landlord, and specific explanations the landlord is required to give. If you have to go to court, what are the best things you can do to help yourself?

All of these questions are covered on Legal Aid’s web site under the heading “How to Get Your Security Deposit Back in West Virginia.” Click this link to go directly to the article: How to get your Security Deposit back – Legal Aid WV

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