Leases should be treated just like contracts. They are enforceable and will obligate you to the terms of any signed agreement. Generally, there are two types of leases: "open end" leases and "closed end" leases.
What happens if someone sues you for causing property damage to their property? The best defense is always to outline each element of the plaintiff's case, and then ask yourself what proof the plaintiff has on each element, and what proof you can introduce or bring to court to disprove the plaintiff's version.
Trees protruding onto your property can cause undue stress and arguments between neighbors. The general rule is that if a neighbor's tree is causing actual problems with your property, or interfering with the use of your property, then you have certain rights as to that intrusion.
As a homeowner and landlord, you have an absolute right to your own property. That means no person can intrude on your land without your permission, an easement or common driveway exists, or zoning, or local, state or federal law acquires an interest in your property through eminent domain.
Who pays for undelivered goods? Consider the typical situation where you ordered goods by telephone from a mail order catalog. Or, you ordered goods from a local store. In each case, you were required to pay in advance of receiving the goods.
It is important for tenants to pay attention to the eviction procedures in the agreement and terms. No one wants to be unjustly evicted. Most states have laws that provide certain procedures to ensure that each tenant is accorded due process of law, so that they do not come home and find someone else living in their unit with their belongs on the street.
Understanding your rights as a landlord or tenant can assist you in avoiding problems should you decide to rent instead of purchase your home. As with other areas of law, state law governing this area in each state will vary. Sometimes even cities have their own Rent Control laws, so it is imperative that you check with your local Plan Attorney before proceeding.
Easily, the most common consumer problem arises in the area of purchasing merchandise from stores. If your case involves such a purchase, remember we’re here to help. Contact member services to be paired with an attorney.