i was request for paying $560 for cleaning service but market price around$380, I refuse to pay, will deposit forfeited? As I signed the TA will use landlord's professional cleaning company, but it wasn't stated which company and price on TA.

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    answered on 12/07/2017

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    In general, deposits are irrecoverable, and in most cases, the party in breach of a contract cannot recover a lawfully forfeited deposit even if total failure of consideration can be demonstrated. Only in exceptional cases where the deposit is an unreasonable amount may it be recovered.

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