Legal Advice for Tenant Rights — 159 results
Written by attorney Robert Colbert, over 1 year ago.
The first step to evict a tenant is to formally terminate their tenancy. If they have not paid their rent you can terminate their tenant status by delivering to them a three-day notice to... more
Written by attorney Nellie T. Schulz, over 1 year ago.
Disposition of Tenants Abandoned Personal Property under Residential Leases
A New Law 58 P.S. Section 250.505a, et seq.
In the fall of 2012, the Pennsylvania Legislature finally adopted... 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 Carlton C Casler, almost 2 years ago.
Yes, with one exception. The LL/T Act applies "to the rental of dwelling units." Your house is a dwelling unit and, therefore, the Act applies to you and your house, which means that all... more
Written by attorney Jon Huffman, over 1 year ago.
Landlords often have mixed emotions when their tenants call and offer them money after a dispossessory warrant (an eviction) has been filed. On one hand, landlords are in the business... more
Written by attorney David M Blain, almost 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 Aaron Minc, about 1 year ago.
When a tenant defaults under a commercial lease, the landlord is afforded certain remedies under the lease document and by law. A landlord has the option to evict a tenant through a... more
Written by attorney Tom Harold Elke, 3 months ago.
The basics of habitability and repair issues related to a residential tenancy in California. General Overview Under California state law, all renters have the basic right to live in a safe... more
Written by attorney Bennett Wills, 4 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 Edwin Anderson, 4 months ago.
This question comes up on Avvo a lot. I'm writing this guide for reference so that you might be able to find it. Remember, every situation is different. Don't merely rely on this guide--... more
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