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Senior Care Facility Billing for Services Not Received

Dear Consumer Ed:  I live in a senior care facility. They are attempting to make me pay for services that I did not receive. What recourse do I have?

Can movers insist on payment before unloading my belongings?

Dear Consumer Ed:  I was told by my moving company that under Georgia law they can require that I pay them before they unload my furniture. Is this true?

Neighbor's tree fell on my property

Dear Consumer Ed:  There’s a tree between my neighbor’s and my property that fell and landed in my yard. I asked my neighbor to split the costs with me for removing the tree, but he says the tree is in my yard now, so I should pay. Who is right?

Landlord increasing security deposit in conjunction with rental increase

Dear Consumer Ed:  My landlord is raising my rent by $200 per month. Now he is telling me I also have to pay an additional $200 on my security deposit. Is he allowed to do that?

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