Missouri  |  Landlord & Tenant Law

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Asked on: 4/24/13, 8:46 am

Can a landlord charge a tenant for damages smoking caused in his property. Smoking was not prohibited in property

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Answered on: 4/25/13, 5:06 am by Anthony Smith

Damage is damage. Cooking is probably not prohibited either, but food stains could be charged damage. The hard thing for a landlord if to prove that smoking caused damage. The fact that someone smoked, is not in itself proof that it caused damage.

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