Connecticut Landlord Lawyers
Owning and managing residential and commercial rental property can provide steady income and profits. Along with this income source, however, comes certain risks – non-paying tenants, damage to the property, rule violations, and disputes.
Eagan, Donohue, Van Dyke & Falsey, LLP’s Connecticut landlord lawyers represent landlords in a wide variety of areas including:
- Evictions (summary process)
- Dispute resolution with problem tenants using a variety of techniques both inside and outside of court;
- Collections of unpaid rent;
- Preparing, negotiating, and reviewing contracts and leases;
- Advising landlords regarding compliance with Connecticut law on security deposits, repairs and maintenance, landlord access and tenant privacy, tenant screening and rental applications, and other state and federal laws, ordinances and fair housing issues;
- Property management services.
In the event a tenant has failed to live up to his or her obligations, or has damaged the property, Eagan, Donohue, Van Dyke & Falsey, LLP’s Connecticut landlord lawyers can move quickly to file a lawsuit in Superior Court or Small Claims Court seeking to evict the tenant. A separate lawsuit would need to be filed to recover damages. Eagan, Donohue, Van Dyke & Falsey, LLP prides itself in maintaining an excellent group of trial lawyers. The litigation background of the firm is a significant asset to clients under these extreme circumstances.Eagan, Donohue, Van Dyke & Falsey, LLP’s Connecticut landlord lawyers always offer a candid opinion whether or not it makes sense to spend the time and money to obtain a judgment, as well as the likelihood of collecting on that judgment. Unfortunately, some tenants have little to no assets and are effectively “judgment proof.”
So that landlords can accurately perform a cost/benefit analysis with respect to the proper course of action, Eagan, Donohue, Van Dyke & Falsey, LLP’s Connecticut landlord lawyers generally offer a fixed fee schedule for landlord/tenant matters.