Cancel lease after signing

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Country: United States of America
State: Alabama

I just gave a security deposit for an apartment. I haven't signed a form for lease, but I did sign a form allowing a credit check. (Which was approved) Since then (yesterday) I have since found out that I may need to move to another city for a job opportunity. Can I get the deposit back?

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Normally if you inform them immediately you can get it back since they have no damages--you may even sue in small claims if need be--
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