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Custom Legal Solutions to Protect Landlord and Tenant Rights
The laws associated with rental properties should be simple and straightforward, but oftentimes, they’re not. Knowing and understanding your rights as a tenant or landlord can sometimes require the help of an attorney.
Because we represent both landlords and tenants, we bring a deep, comprehensive view of a range of housing issues. We understand disputes from both sides — and whatever your need, we’ll advocate to protect your rights. When possible, we’ll strategize to solve problems outside of court.
The law offers certain protections for tenants, but many renters don’t know a lot about their rights. Our attorneys can demystify the law, and if you find yourself renting from a landlord whom you think has broken one or more terms of your renter’s agreement, we can help. For example, we can answer questions about:
For Commercial Tenants
Because commercial leases tend to favor landlords, you should carefully consider all the provisions before you sign one. Our team will review leases with you by examining the fine print and explaining the legal terminology and the impact on you and your business of specific conditions. Our knowledge allows to help you protect your best interests. If necessary, we’ll represent you if you have a dispute about a lease or lease provision.
When you’re faced with a tenant who has failed to pay rent or breached a condition of their lease and need to take stronger measures, our attorneys can help. The eviction process involves multiple steps. If you fail to follow proper procedure, you run the risk of your own legal issues. We’ll educate you about the laws surrounding discrimination, deposits, evictions, and privacy.
Our attorneys offer guidance and advice on how to recover rent, settle security deposit disputes, or collect judgments for property damage or rent payment. If you need to evict a tenant, we will walk you through those procedures to get the solution you want.
Our attorneys listen.
In order to gain an understanding of your needs and see if we can help, we set up a conversation. Once we can assess your situation and define the legal services and guidance you require, you have the opportunity to establish an attorney-client relationship.
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