Legal Advice for Landlord / Tenant — 646 results
Written by attorney David M 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... more
Written by attorney Adam Jay Jaffe, about 1 year ago.
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... more
Written by attorney John Sauter, over 1 year ago.
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... more
Written by attorney James S. Tupitza, 6 months ago.
Many tenants grow frustrated when a landlord does not make timely repairs, or when the conduct of neighbors interferes with the ability to live in an apartment. The Implied Warranty of... more
Written by attorney Richard Vetstein, 12 months ago.
Massachusetts Summary Process Evictions: An Unlevel Playing Field For Landlords
How do you evict a tenant in Massachusetts? In Massachusetts, evictions are called summary process. According... more
Written by attorney David Merbaum, over 1 year ago.
This Legal Guide provides important information for tenants so they better understand their rights in a residential lease.
Written by attorney Marian Lindquist, about 2 years ago.
FIRST YOU HAVE A TENANCY
A tenancy is created by lease or term.If there is no lease the term is determined by how often rent is paid:weekly, monthly, etc.
A Landlord cannot limit his... more
Written by attorney Marshall Chriswell, almost 2 years ago.
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... more
Written by attorney Matthew Schaap, 7 months ago.
More often than not, landlord-drafted leases contain provisions that allow landlords to collect attorneys’ fees if a tenant breaches a lease. These fee clauses are sometimes one-sided,... more
Written by attorney James Caporrino, 7 months ago.
With a stated purpose of ensuring parity between landlords and tenants, a New Jersey law requires that when the lease gives the landlord a right to recover fees and expenses, a parallel... more
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