At the Smiley Law Firm, a specialized New Orleans landlord-tenant law attorney understand the complex dynamic of a relationship between a home owner and a renter. Unfortunately, it can sour quickly. Therefore, both sides of the equation need to be prepared from the beginning, and spell out all terms of the relationship with a clear, solid, enforceable lease. In both residential and commercial rentals, the lease is paramount, and is the law between the parties. A carefully negotiated lease will ensure that each party protects its rights.
Smiley Law has extensive experience with lease drafting and analysis in New Orleans. Whether you’re starting from scratch, revising an old lease, or simply want a fresh set of eyes to review a lease form you’ve been using for years, Smiley Law can provide valuable advice to ensure your lease says what you want, and is enforceable if it ever ends up in front of a judge.
Hiring A New Orleans Landlord-Tenant Law Attorney
In landlord-tenant litigation, Smiley Law has successfully represented landlords in numerous eviction proceedings, regaining possession of property, enforcing lessor’s privileges, and collecting rents owed. Smiley Law has also advised and represented tenants in recovering security deposits, contesting wrongful evictions, and other related issues.
What we offer:
- Landlord / tenant law counsel
- Commercial lease drafting and review
- Lease dispute avoidance and resolution
- Residential lease drafting and review
- Negotiation of new or extension leases
- Tenant non-payment dispute resolution
- Sequestration & lessor privilege
- Sheriff seizure
- Collection of back rent and damages