Landlord/Tenant Law

Whether you are trying to protect your property and assets as a Landlord or protect your rights as a Tenant,  you need someone who is knowledgeable, attentive, and tenacious on your side. At the Law Offices of Shipe & Bush, we are ready to assist you.

As a landlord you have both rights and responsibilities. You have the right to collect rents due under a lease, you have the right to be compensated for certain damages to your property and you have the right to evict tenants who are not paying or otherwise in breach of their lease. Your responsibilities include understanding and following federal, state and local laws regarding leases, security deposits, non-discrimination and property condition.

If you are a tenant, you have the right to live in a safe property with properly working electrical, plumbing, and heating.At the end of your lease, you have the right to a return of your security deposit unless your landlord takes statutorily required steps to retain some or all of it, and you have the right to live in your home free of improper harrassment and threats by your landlord.

These are a few of the numerous issues that may arise from a landlord-tenant relationship. Call us today, we will sit down with you, review the facts of your situation and help you understand your rights as a tenant or as a landlord.

Call us now for a free 30 minute initial consultation.