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I was asked to pay 2 weeks deposit and give 2 weeks notice

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I was asked to pay 2 weeks deposit and give 2 weeks notice when leaving. I've done that , now the landlord is treating me demanding I pay a full month's rent though I'm leaving in 2 weeks time. What should I do please?
JA: Where are you? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Wallington England
JA: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: I have not replied to any of his text messages
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: He's not the landlord , he rented and subletted

Hello,

I am a solicitor and will try and help you today.

Did you enter into a written agreement with him?

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
No
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Hi

Thank you.

You should simply leave as agreed and refuse to pay a month's rent.

You have given 2 weeks notice which is what was agreed.

If he is abusive, you may call the police.

Sorry, I am not able to call.

May I help further?

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I'm using my deposit to cover the two weeks because i won't get it back

That is fine.

He cannot force you to pay more. If he does, you should tell him to file court proceedings if he wishes to and you may defend the same accordingly.

All the best

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Thanks very much

You are welcome.

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