The following statements are suggested to be told to a judge during a landlord-tenant small claims trial after the landlord has failed to return some or all of a security deposit. These are general... more
It's a tenant's worst nightmare. Soon after signing a lease agreement and moving into an apartment you begin to hear loud, wall-shaking noise. Maybe its from a barking dog, maybe from your neighbor... more
By: Marshall Chriswell
One common question asked by both landlords and tenants is this:What can a landlord legally do with a property that a tenant leaves behind?
Until recently, there was not a good... more
Written by attorney Tara Burd, almost 2 years ago.
Conflicting marijuana laws at the federal, state, and local levels have created uncharted legal territory across numerous areas of law including landlord-tenant law.This article addresses whether a... more
For covered tenancies, the S.C. Residential Landlord Tenant Act requires a landlord to make repairs. In some rare instances, the lease may place some repair requirements upon the tenant. Still, such... more