Landlord Legal Updates (01-18-24)

Landlord Legal Updates (01-18-24)

Several new landlord-tenant cases have been decided in Florida, and we want to share this legal update for your informational and operational edification. Below is a brief synopsis of the cases and the import of their rulings. Disclaimer: this article is not to...
The 3 Day Notice to Pay

The 3 Day Notice to Pay

The 3 day notice to pay or vacate in Florida is the most commonly-used landlord-tenant form to enforce the lease agreement. In Florida, F.S. 83.56(3) requires that the landlord provide the tenant with notice to pay back rent before being able to file an eviction....
Eviction Process in Florida

Eviction Process in Florida

The following is an overview of the eviction process in Florida. I. LEASE TERMINATION Before an eviction can be filed, the tenant must be terminated based on a terminable event, such as, the tenant’s failure to pay rent, cure a lease violation, committing a...
Terminating a Month-to-Month At-Will Tenancy

Terminating a Month-to-Month At-Will Tenancy

Many residential tenants are on a month-to-month tenancy. These tenancies are created largely because many landlords create verbal rental agreements with tenants and require that the tenant pay rent on the first day of the month. This creates a month-to-month at-will...