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Tennants’ Rights! 2 Biggest Landlord Concerns

1) My Landlord Stops By Unannounced –  So you’ve been living in your rented apartment/house for some time and you’ve noticed that the landlord likes to randomly stop by like he/she owns the place. Okay, they do own it; however, they have no right to just stop by. The terms of your lease should include...
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Top 3 Reasons to Mediate and NOT Litigate!

When a dispute arises there are a few different ways to handle it. In some difficult situations solving this dispute in court is the best solution but there are drawbacks. Litigation is expensive, time-consuming, stressful and unpredictable; it disrupts people’s lives and damages relationships, and it produces results that are rarely satisfying. In situations where...
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Get paid for late condo assessment fees

Best Way to Get Past-Due Condominium Assessment Fees Paid!

Get Past Due Condo Fees Paid! Unfortunately, some condominium co-owners feel that they’re above the bylaws and continue to leave their assessment fees unpaid. If you are on a condominium association’s board of directors and want to clean-up any delinquencies, there are steps that you can take. 1) Confirm the exact amount owed. By reviewing...
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If your dog bites someone, know your rights

What To Do If Your Dog Bites Someone

Your dog just bit someone–what do you do now? First step: keep calm and ascertain the facts. Was there a provocation that caused this bite? Was the victim lawfully at the location where the bite occurred? Does your dog have a record of aggressive behavior in the past? Was there damage sustained? Realize that in...
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I Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Lawyer

I Can Buy a House and I Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Lawyer: Why You Are Wrong! Corene C. Ford You’ve decided to buy a new home. First, Congratulations! Second, have you hired a real estate attorney to review your purchase agreement, mortgage documentation, and title policy? If not, you may be in for trouble down...
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The Dangers of HB5013

What it Could Mean for Your No-Fault Benefits Have you heard of HB 5013? If so and if not, listen up. This is important. It deals with your No-Fault Insurance benefits and it puts you and your family at risk if you are ever in a catastrophic auto accident. I have seen first hand what...
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Mediation Services

Mediation allows parties to discuss their disputes with the assistance of a trained impartial third person who assists them in settling their issues. Mediation can happen before a lawsuit is filed or during the course of a lawsuit. Ms. Ford is a trained certified mediator. As a mediator she can help parties resolve their disputes...
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Landlord & Tenant

The Ford Law Firm, PLLC, represents both landlords and tenants in residential and commercial situations. If you are a landlord and need a tenant out because rent is not being paid or the tenant has violated the terms of the lease, we can help. It you are tenant and feel you are being wrongfully evicted,...
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Community Associations

The Ford Law Firm, PLLC, has significant experience representing Homeowners Associations, Condominium Associations, and their residents. We can help your Association draft or revise its Master Deed or Bylaws, foreclose and collect for unpaid assessments, and negotiate and litigate bylaw and rule infractions. We can also assist residents who are dealing with disagreements with their...
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