James attended South Texas College of Law in Houston, graduating in 2002, and was admitted to the Texas State Bar in 2003. Since then, James has represented individuals, small businesses, and municipalities throughout Central Texas. James also...
Practice areas & skills: Landlord & Tenant, Litigation, State, Local And Municipal Law, Probate
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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.