Tag Archives: tenant

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...

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...

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...

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