Landlord Tenant Disputes

Disputes between commercial landlords and tenants are a very common occurrence. Disagreements arise over matters regarding services that people failed to deliver, nonpayment of rent, and wrongful eviction. In many cases, the parties involved are unable to resolve their disputes alone. It often takes a legal professional to help negotiate a satisfactory resolution for one or both of the parties.

Novins, York & Jacobus can assist in preparing a thorough lease or rental agreement that will protect the interests of the client.  With knowledgeable drafting of an agreement that leaves little room for misinterpretation, you can rest assured you have the legal protection you need should a dispute arise in the future.

Landlord/Tenant Resolutions

Both the landlord and the tenant have certain. Most states generally favor the tenant when a dispute arises, so having a lawyer working on your behalf is advisable. Some of the issues that can arise to pose a problem include:

  • Rent increases
  • Return of security deposits
  • Subleasing
  • Evictions
  • Nonpayment of rent
  • Discrimination

When facing a tenant who is refusing to pay rent or is found to be subleasing without authorization, knowing the correct legal steps to take to resolve the situation or begin eviction proceedings is important