Users' questions

What can a lawyer do for a landlord?

What can a lawyer do for a landlord?

Lawyers advise you of your legal rights, obligations and legal options. A lawyer can defend you in a legal matter and help resolve your matter. Lawyers are trained to research the state, local, federal and case laws that apply to your landlord/tenant or real estate law matter.

What are the legal issues for a landlord?

Addressing tangential issues for landlords, including business law and estate planning-related issues such as business succession planning, and protection of rental property assets in a divorce or other family law matter. Contact the law firms listed here to discuss your landlord/tenant matters or any other legal issues that you are facing.

How does a landlord and tenant dispute resolution work?

The lease will usually contain a dispute resolution provision which will provide for alternative methods of resolving disputes such as arbitration, mediation or filing an action in court.

Can a law firm accept you as a client?

The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The Internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent through this site could be intercepted or read by third parties. “In Nolo you can trust.” We match 50,000 consumers with lawyers every month.

Do you need tenant lawyer for your landlord issue?

A tenant attorney will help resolve any dispute between you and your landlord by interpreting the lease agreement and either representing you in a lawsuit or advising you on your next steps.

Is a verbal agreement with landlord and Tennant?

An oral agreement is the verbal relationship between a landlord and tenant (s). Just because the agreement is not down on paper, doesn’t make the lease any less binding. However, oral agreements at times can be subject to misunderstandings resulting in the word of one against the other.

Is PA landlord or tenant friendly?

Pennsylvania is a fairly landlord-friendly state because there are few state-sanctioned policies, like entry notifications or rental fee limits. Pennsylvania also does not currently have state rent control, but rent control policies are not prohibited.

How do you sue an apartment complex?

Successfully suing an apartment complex requires knowledge of landlord-tenant laws and proof of a violation. You also must determine what you would like the court to do, such as award you a sum of money or force the landlord to otherwise fix the violation. Drafting the complaint, gathering your evidence…