Ms. Plake began her legal career at the Williams Companies in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and later held senior positions in the legal departments of both the Williams Companies and Magellan Midstream Partners, an interstate pipeline company. Ms. Plake also...
Practice areas & skills: Contracts & Agreements, Licensing, Real Estate, Commercial, Employment & Labor
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Landlord tenant law concerns landlord and tenants' rights and responsibilities. Because the apartment you rent is your own personal space, the law places many limits on landlords' activities. For example, if a landlord tries to make you move without giving you enough notice, or ignores a rat infestation in your apartment, a landlord / tenant lawyer knows what options you have as a tenant. On the other hand, a landlord / tenant lawyer also helps landlords who have tenants breaking rules, such as moving out three months early or refusing to pay rent. Tenant eviction laws are very specific, with different rules in each city. If you are being evicted or if you have a tenant you want to evict, you may benefit from the services of a landlord / tenant lawyer.