Representing Residential Landlords and Tenants
Tuesday July 24 , 2012
- By: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
- Time: 9:00 AM - 4:15 PM
- Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
- CLE Credit
The CLE Conference CenterWanamaker Bldg.10th Floor, Ste. 1010Philadelphia, PAMap: maps.google.com
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
- Website: www.legalspan.com
- Source: Pennsylvania
The Pennsylvania Bar Institute will be presenting a program entitled, Representing Residential Landlords and Tenants, on July 24, 2012 at the The CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Bldg., 10th Floor, Ste. 1010, Philadelphia, PA.
Learn the basics-the law and practice - What needs to be in a residential lease?
What do you need to include to protect your client? Are the requirements different for leases involving subsidized housing or mobile homes? What are the rights and duties of landlords and tenants? What law governs?
Learn how to handle problems
Evictions- What are the rights of the tenant and/or the landlord? What about Self-Help Evictions? How does the Pennsylvania Rent Withholding Act work? What remedies are available to the landlord when the tenant violates the terms of the lease?
Do you know about special consumer protection issues in residential landlord tenant practice?
Lead paint disclosure, Utility Service Tenant Rights Act issues, special issues with subsidized housing, fair housing and discrimination issues, how to deal with retaliatory landlord conduct, victims of abuse issues.
Ethical issues in landlord tenant practice
Candor to the tribunal-witness testimony issues; conflicts of interest when multiple tenants are involved; dealing with pro se litigants- do lawyers always follow the protocols?
All this and more-including a completely updated Representing Residential Landlords and Tenants course manual.
Legal Services / Public Interest Lawyers
PBI waives the tuition fee for the first 12 hours of CLE taken in each calendar year, for attorneys employed full-time by many nonprofit legal services and public interest organizations providing legal services to individuals at no or de minimis fees. These attorneys may enroll for additional CLE courses at 50 percent of the highest member fee. This policy does not apply to distance education courses. Contact PBI at email@example.com or (800) 932-4637 for more information.
- CLE Credit Comments: 6 Total CLE credits, 1 of which may be applied toward Ethics