New York  |  Landlord & Tenant Law

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Asked on: 2/12/08, 10:08 pm

order of protection/rent

I lived w/ my ex boyfriend for almost five months. then he threatened to kill me and my unborn baby after leaving him. i obtained an order of protection for the next twelve months. i moved out of the townhouse we shared a lease with. now the landlord is calling me telling me he hasnt gotten paid in three months and that he is taking me us to court. is there anything protecting me from paying since legally i can't live w/ there anymore because of the order? anyone know the laws ? please help.

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