Living in a space controlled by a landlord means that you are at the mercy of the ability of that landlord to maintain the property. At least this is true to some extent. However, there are laws that apply to landlord-tenant relationships that must be followed as well. If you are a tenant living in […]
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Contracts are legally binding documents that are typically signed and agreed upon by two parties or more. Unfortunately, these legally binding documents aren’t always honored. If either party who agreed to the contract decides to or cannot fulfill their end of the bargain, there are likely to be legal repercussions involved. In case of a […]
While property damage is something no landlord wants, it’s often inevitable since no amount of background check will ever determine how tenants will treat your property. Typical wear and tear are understandable. However, holes in the wall, broken doors, windows, etc., are beyond that. Here’s how to handle damage left by renters, including searching for […]
As Americans sink under medical expenses, debt collectors go to great—and sometimes strange—lengths to collect.
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Florida Business Review (Online)July 17, 2017 Monday A federal law designed to protect consumers is doing the opposite for creditors rights attorneys – stripping them of defenses and heightening their exposure to legal malpractice suits. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act aims to combat unfair, abusive and deceptive debt collection practices. But a series of […]
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