Author Archives: Matthew R. Chait

Court stops foreclosing lender from getting rents collected by property owner

In a recent case, an appellate court recently threw a wrench into how the collecting of rents works during some foreclosures. CONTINUE READING...

A Pricey Drafting Error in a Jewelry Store Lease

A new case about an exculpatory clause in a lease is an example of the importance of good drafting. CONTINUE READING...

Lease guaranty’s demand requirement trips up landlord

Under even the most landlord-favorable standard, can a commercial landlord ever have an absolute right to reject a proposed assignment? CONTINUE READING...

Must a commercial landlord consent to a lease assignment?

Under even the most landlord-favorable standard, can a commercial landlord ever have an absolute right to reject a proposed assignment? CONTINUE READING...

UPDATE: Property Owners Gaining New Tools To Fight ADA Lawsuits

An update on our May post about a new Florida law meant to help property owners fight ADA lawsuits. CONTINUE READING...

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