Landlord-Tenant Disputes

May 7, 2013

Landlord-Tenant DisputesWhen a tenant rents a commercial or residential property, both the tenant and the landlord must comply with the terms of the lease agreement and must follow Florida law. When a dispute arises, both the lease and the law will be used to determine the rights and responsibilities of each party. If you are a tenant or a landlord and are engaged in a landlord-tenant dispute, contact Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L. to speak with a real estate lawyer in Boca Raton, Florida. We can help you resolve the dispute appropriately and efficiently while protecting your rights and your best interest.


Legal Representation for Landlords

At Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L., our experienced real estate lawyers represent landlords in all matters under landlord-tenant law. Landlords often seek legal counsel when a tenant refuses to pay rent, damages the property, or violates the terms of their lease. If you choose us to represent you, we can:

  • Provide legal counseling
  • Explain your rights as a landlord
  • Draft and review leases and land contracts
  • Offer arbitration and mediation services
  • Assist you with eviction proceedings
  • Help you collect on unpaid rent or fees for property damage
  • Represent you in court if necessary


Legal Representation for Tenants

If you are a tenant involved in a dispute with your landlord, we can help you understand your rights and take legal action against your landlord if necessary. If you choose us to represent you, we can:

  • Provide legal counseling
  • Explain your rights as a tenant
  • Ensure your landlord upholds the terms of your lease
  • Ensure your landlord follows Florida law
  • Fight a wrongful eviction or illegal lockout
  • Fight harassment from your landlord or a collection agency
  • Address issues regarding uninhabitable conditions
  • Assist with security deposit disputes
  • Represent you in court if necessary


Contact a Real Estate Lawyer in Boca Raton, Florida

If you are involved in a landlord-tenant dispute and have questions about your rights, contact Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L. to speak with a real estate lawyer in Boca Raton, Florida. Our experienced attorneys can take aggressive legal action to ensure your rights are protected.

Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L. represents individuals, businesses, and financial institutions in a broad range of real estate transactional and litigation matters. We offer title and closing services, in addition to advising our clients on residential and commercial real estate transactions, for realtors, lenders, mortgage brokers, developers, investors and individuals. Our attorneys are available to assist our clients with the purchase, development, financing, leasing and sale of their real estate interests, as well as assist with litigation or lease preparation for commercial and residential landlord/tenant matters. In the event a commercial or residential landlord/tenant dispute may arise, we are equipped to guide our client(s) through the maze of potential remedies available. Please contact our firm today for more information about how we can assist you with your real estate matter at 561-361-1000, or via email at Please visit our website at


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