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Screening Prospective Tenants Is a Must --- That Includes Commercial Tenants

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Screening Tenants, Bankruptcy, Rejecting Rental Applicants, Commercial L-T Law / Comments

Those of you that have attended my seminars or read prior blog posts of mine are well aware that in my opinion screening prospective tenants is the single most important part of landlording.These sentiments apply to commercial tenants as well as residential tenants. Just because your tenant is a corporation, LLC or some other business entity does not make make them legitimate.A corporate tenant can also fail to pay ...

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What Is The Effect On The Eviction Process If A Tenant Files Bankruptcy?

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Evictions, Bankruptcy / Comments

I have had a number of people ask me over the last several months to address what effect a tenant filing bankruptcy has on the eviction of that tenant.  I have been delaying writing that blog post and I apologize for that.  Bankruptcy is a tricky area of the law, and I am by no means an expert in bankruptcy law, but I will attempt to provide you with a general summary ...

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