Category Archives: Landlord Tenant

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Why a Landlord might be better off without a written lease

Normally, I encourage people to use written contracts for legal matters; some transactions, in fact, are unenforceable without written contracts; such as agreements for sale of property, and sales of goods for more than $500. In most circumstances, written contracts … Continue reading

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Landlords: Don’t take partial payments when you’re evicting someone.

Just got off the phone with potential client; landlord, who gave three day notice on commercial lease for nonpayment of rent; but then they told me that they had accepted a ‘partial payment’ for the month; in other words, less … Continue reading

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No, No, Nanette, You can’t turn off the electricity just because they’re not paying the rent

Last time, we looked at a landlord who allegedly took a bulldozer to a mobile home over a dispute with the tenant. Obviously, that’s not a real good idea. But sometimes landlords will try to use other methods to get … Continue reading

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Bulldozers and Bundles of Sticks

In the local news, a landlord allegedly used a  front end loader to evict tenants from a mobile home. Angry landlord crushed mobile home while tenants fled, deputies report Attempted murder charges filed over eviction rage. Bulldozer Eviction Arrest Orange … Continue reading

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