Time to Review Rental Policies and Practices April is Fair Housing Month and it is a good time for landlord-tenant attorneys to remind landlords that the Fair Housing Act covers most housing. The landmark legislation prohibits discrimination in housing based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status and disability. However, on February 15th HUD.
Lawyers are finally recognizing that some clients need just a little help. Ten years ago, trying to find a lawyer who would help you find your own way through the legal system was next to impossible. This is because, traditionally, attorneys have either taken on overall responsibility for a client’s case or declined to get.
In some situations, property owners can benefit from a lawyer’s help. Learn when to consult an attorney. If, like many landlords, you own or manage only a few rental properties, you are unlikely to have a lawyer on staff or even “on retainer” (where you pay a lawyer in advance to handle routine questions and.
Avoid or delay foreclosure of your home by seeking bankruptcy protection. If you are facing foreclosure, bankruptcy might be able to help. In many cases, filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy can delay the foreclosure by a number of months. Some people may be able to save their home by filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. What Is.
Weeds thrive during droughts. The same can be said for the tough times in our lives — we often emerge with metaphorical weeds that need to be pulled to restore some sense of normalcy. Those weeds may seriously affect our finances or our relationships. Competent Omaha attorneys can assist you with “legal weeding” — and.
An overview of the eviction process, including the termination notices required for different situations. A landlord can’t begin an eviction lawsuit without first legally terminating the tenancy. This means giving the tenant written notice, as specified in the state’s termination statute. If the tenant doesn’t move (or reform — for example, by paying the rent.
How do you pronounce the word “lien”? Attorney Ben Thompson has published an article providing a general overview of liens, including types of liens, sources of liens, and methods for enforcing liens. It also takes the position that “lien” should be pronounced with one syllable, not two. The articles is published in the May/June 2012 issue of The Nebraska.
Regularly, we notice that there is no continuity in how landlords and property managers draft or serve a Three-Day Notice to Quit for failure to pay rent on a tenant. Some post the Notice on the tenant’s door. Others post the Notice on the door and mail a copy to the tenant. Then there are.
A short sale may be the answer to your mortgage problems. Here’s what you need to know. Having trouble paying your mortgage? You may have heard that a short sale is the answer to your problems. A short sale is a sale of a property where the proceeds of the sale are less than the.