Seattle and Tacoma Lease Review and Drafting Attorneys
Assisting with all kinds of residential and commercial lease agreements
Whether you own or are leasing a residential or commercial space, you should always have a written lease agreement in place prior to the start of the lease1. Lease agreements protect the legal rights of both the landlord and tenant should certain situations arise. For example, if a tenant violates the rent requirement of the lease agreement, the landlord has the right to evict them. On the other hand, if there is a lease agreement, a landlord cannot randomly terminate a lease for no reason and leave a tenant out on the street.
If you need to have a lease agreement drafted or have concerns about a potential lease, do not hesitate to contact an experienced attorney at the Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess today.
CALL (253) 572-1000 OR (206) 621-1110 TO SPEAK WITH AN EXPERIENCED LEASE ATTORNEY TODAY.
If you are a commercial landlord, it is imperative that you have a quality lease agreement that protects your rights and is enforceable should a dispute arise. Most of the sample, boilerplate forms available online simply cover the most basic issues and do not address many contingent events that are important for a lease agreement. For this reason, you should always have an experienced real estate attorney draft your lease to make sure it fully protects your best interests.
Most small business owners do not own their physical space, but instead, lease it from a commercial landlord. When the landlord asks the business owner to sign a lease agreement, too many people simply sign the agreement without thoroughly understanding to what they are agreeing. Leases are legally binding in most cases and many business owners do not discover that the lease contained harmful or unfair terms until it is too late.
Any business seeking to lease commercial space should have the lease agreement carefully reviewed by an experienced lawyer prior to signing anything.
The same concepts that apply to commercial lease drafting and review apply to residential leases. However, residential leases are subject to many additional laws2 and regulations as residential tenants are expected to be less legally sophisticated than company owners. For this reason, whether you are the landlord or tenant, you need to make sure the lease agreement covers all of the necessary bases to protect your rights.
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At the Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess, our attorneys will ensure that your lease agreement is properly drafted, negotiated, or reviewed so that you can trust your rights as a landlord or tenant are protected.
CALL OUR OFFICES IN SEATTLE OR TACOMA AT (253) 572-1000 OR (206) 621-111 FOR ASSISTANCE TODAY.
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