Accelerated rent and traps for the unwary landlord

Acceleration clauses do not usually cause too much controversy in litigation, but there is room for missteps by the landlord. CONTINUE READING...

Landlords beware: Your trademark infringing tenant is your problem too

If a landlord learns that trademark infringement is occurring on its premises by one of its tenants and fails to stop further violations, the landlord may be held responsible by the trademark holder for damages relating to the infringement of a trademark. CONTINUE READING...

Property Owners Gaining New Tools To Fight ADA Lawsuits

Help may be on the way for property owners sued for alleged violations of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. CONTINUE READING...

Is a lease always just a lease?

After the owner of a Florida shopping center found itself getting billed for property taxes on land it does not own, an appellate court had to figure out whether a lease is just a lease. CONTINUE READING...

Everything You Need To Know About Florida Deficiency Judgments – Part II

A foreclosure judgment, followed by sale of the mortgaged property, doesn’t necessarily end a foreclosure case. If the sale proceeds are insufficient to fully pay the debt, the next step is a money judgment against the borrower for the difference (a “deficiency judgment”). CONTINUE READING...

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