Landlord/Tenant Law

There are many laws and regulations involved with rental properties in the Fargo-Moorhead area. If you don’t fully understand these laws there is a chance you may be taken advantage of, as a landlord or tenant. The Landlord/ Tenant Law attorneys at The Matson Law Firm are experts in lease law and rental regulations in the city of Fargo-Moorhead. Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, chances are you have questions about a rental property. Leases are probably one of the most common contract documents Fargo residents may deal with. Don’t be blindsided by the terms of a lease. If you have any questions about the terms of a lease contract contact an attorney to help.

Cases we Handle Regarding Rental Property

The Matson Law Firm is ready to help you answer any questions you may have regarding your rental property. If you are facing difficult living conditions, slow repairs, late fees, housing discrimination, or any other issue regarding a rental property contact us today. We will aggressively pursue a solution to your housing issue and work to mediate the situation by providing you with the expert representation you deserve.

Matson Law can handle your landlord and tenant law cases, as well as answer any and all of your landlord and tenant law questions or concerns. Please click a link below for more information about a topic:

  • Lease Basics
  • Maintenance and Repair
  • Notice
  • Rent
  • Eviction: The Process
  • Eviction: What do I do now?!
  • Eviction: The Possible Outcomes
  • Tenant Remedies against Bad Landlords
  • Pay and Stay
  • Mowing, Shoveling, and Other Maintenance
  • Background Checks and Screening on Tenants
  • Pre-Lease Deposits
  • Background Checks on Managers
  • Hold-Overs
  • Disclosures
  • Tax Credit/Tax Rent Credit/CRP
  • Subleasing & Assignment
  • Right to Privacy
  • My stuff: Personal Property left behind
  • Lock Out: Getting kicked out without an Eviction
  • Late Fees
  • Discrimination
  • Calling an Inspector
  • Raising the Rent
  • Victims of Domestic Abuse and Lease Termination
  • Smoking in Commons Areas
  • Automatic Renewal
  • Cold Weather Rule
  • Security Deposit
  • Utilities