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The Law Office of John Schwartz specializes in residential, non-governmental evictions, serving cases within Osceola County and Polk County. With many years of professional experience as a lawyer and personal experience as an owner of residential and commercial properties, John thoroughly understands how to help landlords with the eviction process.
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Prevent Problems by Working with a Landlord Lawyer

Working with a lawyer ahead of time to help you create a solid lease agreement can be the first step in protecting yourself in potential legal battles with tenants you might have. It is crucial that you have a lease agreement in place that follows your state/local laws, is fair, and protects you and your investment property.

You will never enter a lease agreement thinking that eventually you could be in court with your tenant, but should that be the case, your lease agreement will be the center of your legal case. Formulating a well crafted lease agreement with a lawyer could be beneficial to you should you ever have to file against your tenant for excessive property damage, if you have to evict them, or if they violated their tenant lease agreement in any way.

At the Law Office of John Karl Schwartz Jr., we can help prepare a solid lease agreement that will protect you and your investment before you are faced with potential legal conflicts with a tenant.

Legal Solutions for Landlords

Owning investment properties can come with many perks like extra income or equity or appreciation of the property. However, it doesn’t come without its share of risk and liability, especially when it comes to the landlord/tenant relationship. There is always the risk of friction in the relationship between landlord and tenant which can sometimes lead to messy legal situations including eviction. Working with a lawyer before a problem arises can help you protect yourself and your property.

John can help with a variety of problems you might run into as a landlord whether that is lease agreements, problem tenants, or financial disputes. Contact John if you need help with any of the following:

  • Drafting legal documents
  • Understanding your obligations as a landlord
  • Protecting your investment
  • Preventing problems with tenants
  • Property damage
  • Unauthorized roommates
  • Neighbor complaints
  • Failure to pay rent
  • Collecting debts other than rent
  • Late fees/penalties
  • Security deposits
  • Evictions

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Question: Has the ban on residential evictions been extended past January 31, 2021?

Answer: Yes, President Biden signed an executive order on January 20, 2021, extending the ban on residential evictions for non-payment of rent until at least March 31, 2021.
The protection is not automatic – tenants must meet certain criteria to be eligible.

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