Landlord Tenant Law

Experienced Guidance In Landlord-Tenant Law

Landlord-tenant issues can be contentious matters for property owners and tenants alike. The laws that govern rental property in New Jersey place many requirements on landlords. Many first-time landlords and owners of duplexes, condos and single units are not familiar with the obligations necessary to enforce the provisions of a lease. Similarly, many new landlords are unaware that a lease automatically renews, unless the language is carefully drafted or the owner occupies a unit on the same premises.

Reagan Law Offices, LLC, in Haddonfield, New Jersey, is a well-respected legal resource for landlords and tenants. We represent both tenants and landlords in a wide variety of legal matters involving rental property in the Cherry Hill area. We have substantial experience advising and representing clients in matters involving:

  • Eviction for nonpayment of rent
  • Eviction for cause
  • Eviction defense
  • Early termination of a lease
  • Judgment for possession matters
  • Willful destruction of property
  • Review and drafting of leases

Protecting The Rights Of Landlords

A number of formalities must exist in order for a landlord to enforce a lease in New Jersey. The property owner must properly file a landlord registration statement. Security deposits must be placed in an interest-bearing account. The property must be inspected. We advise landlords about the complex regulations to help our landlord clients to protect their rights. We advise landlords on how to protect their property interests in rental property, including the use of background checks to learn if a prospective tenant has previously been evicted.

When disputes arise, we are well-versed in the law to provide tenacious representation in eviction matters. Preparation and following the proper procedures are critical in eviction matters. Our thoroughness in landlord-tenant matters is a benefit for our clients.

Protecting The Rights Of Tenants

Our comprehensive experience in landlord-tenant law is a valuable resource for tenants who are having problems dealing with a landlord. We have guided clients through disputes over the habitability of a rental property. A lack of heat or hot water is more than an inconvenience for a tenant. We assist tenants in reaching favorable solutions to landlord-tenant problems. We will advise you on how to withhold rent, where appropriate, until your landlord corrects the problems in your home. Having a skilled attorney address landlord-tenant problems on your behalf is vital in protecting your rights.

If you are facing eviction, we will review the details outlined in the lease, the actions taken by your landlord and the paperwork associated with landlord-tenant law to provide you with straightforward answers and guidance concerning your legal options. We represent tenants who are facing eviction. We thoroughly investigate whether your landlord has properly handled your security deposit, complied with rental property registration regulations or otherwise and other relevant actions to protect the rights of tenants. We pursue every option to achieve the most favorable outcome.

Turn To An Experienced Landlord-Tenant Lawyer In Haddonfield

To arrange a meeting with a skilled attorney to discuss your landlord-tenant problem, contact us online or call 856-617-4271.

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