Preventing And Resolving Serious Landlord / Tenant Disputes

Commercial and residential property owners in D.C. and Maryland have specific rights and responsibilities. If you feel your rights as a renter or property owner have been infringed upon, Vanessa Carpenter Lourie, P.C., can help.

Our lawyers represent commercial and residential landlords and tenants throughout Washington, D.C., and Maryland, including Prince George’s County and Montgomery County, in the following areas:

  • Draft and review of leases
  • Nonpayment and collections
  • Evictions
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Disputes on rent, utilities, maintenance, and security deposits
  • Tenant opportunity to purchase

Laws Outline The Relationship Between Landlords And Tenants

Disputes frequently arise between property owners and renters. A broad and strict array of federal, state and local laws govern the landlord/tenant relationship. These laws stipulate the legal restrictions for all matters of leasing and renting, including:

  • Registration of rental properties
  • Lease terms
  • Security deposits and interest
  • Repairs and property maintenance
  • Lease termination
  • Evictions

Contact Us To Protect Your Rights

Whether you are a renter or a landlord, you deserve to have your legal rights protected. Our experienced real estate attorneys understand the many factors at play during your dispute and can confidently guide you through the resolution process.

Call our Georgetown office at 202-342-8000 to schedule an initial case consultation. You may also contact our lawyers online.