Landlord Tenant Lawyer
Dallas TX

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Landlord Tenant Law

Landlord Tenant Lawyer
Dallas TX

The landlord-tenant relationship can be tense at times and can sometimes lead to a legal battle. Perhaps you live in Houston and your landlord won’t allow your homosexual partner to join you on the lease. Maybe a disruptive tenant has been hosting large parties in his Austin townhouse, causing noise complaints and property damage. Whether you’re a landlord or a tenant, you should typically be able to deal with legal issues without going to court. Some landlord-tenant disputes will leave you with no other option. Both parties need to know the basics of renting out a place, how to collect or pay security deposits, about fair housing laws, etc. Should Court be necessary, let DARRETT & ASSOCIATES PC help!

To avoid disputes, a well-written lease is necessary. A well-written lease is the first opportunity to avoid many disputes. that may arise between tenants and landlords.  But, unfortunately, even when the terms of a lease are detailed  and carefully planned , disputes may still arise between landlords and tenants. When this happens, an experienced lawyer can help enforce the terms of the lease or protect the rights of either party.

Some areas of law include:

  • A breach of the lease or rental agreements
  • Early lease termination
  • Eviction proceedings
  • Wrongful eviction
  • Collection of past-due or overdue rent
  • Negotiating a fair and reasonable rental amount
  • Maintenance obligations of the landlord
  • Return of deposit

At Darrett & Associates, our attorneys can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court.