How Do You Find and Select a Real Estate Lawyer?
First, you need an experienced lawyer who specializes in landlord/tenant law. The best way to find the right lawyer is through a trustworthy person who has experienced satisfactory legal service with one. Another idea is asking other property owners in your area, your local landlord’s association, or doing an online search.
The way to pay to a lawyer depends on the type of legal services you need and the legal workload you have. An hourly rate will be charged if your attorney represents you in a contested case and a flat rate will be charged if your lawyer represents in a routine case, such as seek for nonpayment.
- What Laws Should You Comply With as a Landlord?
- Can You Be a Part-Time Landlord?
- Should You Hire a Property Manager?
- What Are the Responsibilities of a Property Manager?
- Should You Get to Know the Neighbors Before Renting Your Property?
- Should You Furnish Your Rental?
- Should You Note the Furniture Condition Before Renting?