PROFESSIONAL GUIDANCE ON ALL ASPECTS OF LANDLORD-TENANT LAW

There are many laws affecting landlord-tenant relationships at both the state and local level. For landlords and tenants alike, understanding your rights and responsibilities is the key to a successful arrangement.

At Market Street Law in Downtown Knoxville, we provide guidance on all aspects of Tennessee landlord-tenant law. In partnering with our lawyers, you can get answers to your questions and legal help with whatever concerns you are facing. We will equip you with the knowledge you need to make wise decisions going forward.

Services For Landlords

As a landlord, you have many important legal duties. Yet complying with the law is not always easy. Without diligent review, seemingly minor issues can go overlooked, resulting in bigger problems down the road. Likewise, proactive legal strategies can ensure a smoother relationship and protect your interests.

Our attorneys can assist you with important steps such as:

  • Drafting and reviewing leases

  • Securing a rental license

  • Complying with applicable building and health codes

  • Adhering to state and federal fair housing law

  • Handling tenant security deposits in accordance with state law

  • Pursuing evictions

  • Recovering unpaid rent

  • Preparing the right legal notices


Services For Tenants

As a tenant, legal disputes with your landlord can be extremely stressful. Your finances and day-to-day living situation may be at stake. To fully protect your rights, it's wise to enlist the help of an attorney.

We can help you with issues such as:

  • Defending against eviction proceedings

  • Challenging wrongful withholding of your security deposit

  • Reporting unsafe living conditions

  • Enforcing the landlord's duty to make repairs

  • Seeking protection from unlawful landlord retaliation


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