Legal Advice for Landlord / Tenant — 645 results
Written by attorney Bennett Wills, 5 months ago.
So you’ve moved out. You left the place in good order, handed in your keys, done everything you were supposed to. And still, your landlord refuses to return your security deposit! What... more
Written by attorney Michael Szklasz, 5 months ago.
When a landlord asks for a security deposit, it is a decision that could end up costing him thousands of dollars more than the deposit. Accepting the deposit You are a landlord who has... more
Written by attorney Thomas J Major, 6 months ago.
A quick list of tenant-side dos and don'ts in preparation for the court date in a NJ nonpayment of rent landlord-tenant case. Do: Have all of your receipts, canceled checks, money orders... more
Written by attorney Wallace Williams, 6 months ago.
Many landlords do a poor job when it comes to navigating the complex requirements of retaining a security deposit. Here is a list of tips to help you win you case. Diligent move-in... more
Written by attorney Thomas J Major, 7 months ago.
The NJ Security Deposit Law requires strict time compliance. Failure to follow the law's strict time requirements can expose landlord's to significant liability. Landlord's Have 30 Days To... more
Written by attorney Sagar P. Parikh, 8 months ago.
California is a very renter-friendly state and affords many protections for tenants. However, many are unaware of the legal rights accorded them–especially regarding security deposits.... more
Written by attorney Matthew Rives, 9 months ago.
This is a guide to breaking a fixed-term lease agreement in California without consequences or with minimal consequences. Background In California most peopl think that if they break a... more
Written by attorney Robert Wittmann, 11 months ago.
Landlords often try to kick tenants out for not paying rent. Tenants often have a defense, if there are major problems with the premise.
Written by attorney Mary Clapp, 11 months ago.
While there are many business factors and legal points to consider when negotiating a commercial lease, the “bottom line cost” of the lease often tops the list of concerns for a... more
Written by attorney Douglas Wright, about 2 years ago.
Your rental property is for sale. You have a long term tenant that is current with the rent and doesnt want to leave. But, you need the tenant to vacate the property prior to the close of... more
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