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New Landlord / Tenant Legal Questions & Answers

Is a verbal agreement between landlord and tenant binding?

No, an oral agreement ("oral," not "verbal," is the correct term) like you describe …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 months ago

How do I get someone off of my property?

Since you initially allowed this person to stay on the premises, they are a …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 months ago

If I have a written multi-year lease entered into by the owner before he took out a reverse mortgage, what happens to it if the owner dies?

Foreclosure cuts off all leasehold interests, since the person who gives you your rights, …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 7 months ago

How do I pursue a legal action against a tenant who has seemingly disappeared?

You can have a process server do a skip trace to locate your former …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 7 months ago

Can I break my apartment lease without paying a fee?

Unfortunately, there is no general right to be let out of a lease due …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 7 months ago