David M Blain’s Guides

David M Blain

Dana Point Litigation Lawyer.

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  1. Landlord - Tenant: Implied Warranty of Habitability

    Written by attorney David Blain, about 2 years ago.

    THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF HABITABILITY Whether expressly written into the lease agreement or not, every lease for the rental of residential property contains a warranty of habitability. This warranty (or promise) is implied because it is a basic assumption to the lease agreement t...

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  2. What Are My Damages?

    Written by attorney David Blain, about 2 years ago.

    TYPES OF PERSONAL INJURY DAMAGES A Plaintiff in a civil action for personal injuries can seek monetarycompensation for the injuries suffered. This compensation is known as damages. The precise amount of damages in a personal injury action will be determined on a case by case bas...

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  3. Landlord - Tenant: Landlord's "Duty" To Mitigate Damages

    Written by attorney David Blain, about 2 years ago.

    The most obvious responsibility of a tenant is to paythe rent. The landlord must provide a habitable premises in which the tenant can quietly enjoy. What happens though,when the tenant breaches the lease agreement andvacates the premises priorto proper termination of thetenancy o...

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  4. Landlord Tenant Issues: The Security Deposit

    Written by attorney David Blain, about 2 years ago.

    WHAT IS A SECURITY DEPOSIT A security deposit is any money a landlord takes from a tenant other than the advance payment of rent. The security deposit serves to protect the landlord if the tenant breaks or violates the terms of the lease or rental agreement. It may be used to co...

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