Category Archives: Landlord-Tenant

My Dog Ate My Lease Renewal Notice

If a tenant wants to renew its lease and fails to send the landlord written notice on time of its intent to renew, is the tenant out of luck?  Not necessarily. CONTINUE READING...

The continuing lease guaranty that didn’t continue after all

A Florida court considered whether a lease guaranty covered extensions of the lease term not provided for in the original lease. CONTINUE READING...

Could an eviction lawsuit result in a tenant paying less rent?

Typically, a tenant is required to pay rent into the court's registry if it seeks to remain in possession of the property during the lawsuit. We'll discuss what can happen if the tenant disputes the amount of rent that needs to be paid. 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...

What happens when a lease doesn’t say how to calculate rent after renewal?

Options to renew a lease can be worded in a variety of ways, but what happens when a lease doesn't say the amount at the end of the existing term? CONTINUE READING...

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