Whether you’re a landlord looking to take possession of an apartment - due to chronic non-payment, non-primary residence issues or a lease violation - or you’re a tenant facing eviction the lessons learned from these five real New York cases provide useful insight for those currently (or soon-to-be) involved in ...
Tag: legal fees
February 8, 2016Joshua C. Price
Many landlord-tenant cases will go on for longer than is appropriate because a factor will come into play seen in landlord-tenant cases but not seen in cases in most other areas of the law. That factor is attorneys' fees. The Lengths People Will Go to Avoid Paying Legal ...
April 8, 2014Joshua C. Price
Practicing in the field of landlord-tenant law is unique in that the losing party will often have to pay the prevailing party an award of its reasonable legal fees. In England there is a rule (called the English Rule) that provides that the losing party to ...
January 24, 2014Joshua C. Price
Landlord-tenant proceedings are often settled with written stipulations of settlement. Those written stipulations of settlement will often contain a general release. A general release is a clause intended to have each party waive all of its claims and potential claims against the other from the inception of the relationship (often ...
July 23, 2012Joshua C. Price
As many of us who practice in the field of landlord-tenant law know - often the issues in the case become secondary to the looming claim for legal fees. In England there is a rule (interestingly enough called The English Rule) that provides that the losing party must pay the ...
May 10, 2012Joshua C. Price