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What is Landlord Tenant Court?
  • By: Eric Hannum, Esq.
  • Published: May 26, 2013

Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, you have probably heard of Landlord Tenant Court. You probably even know someone who has been to court on a landlord tenant matter. Since New Jersey has such a large amount of rental units, including residential housing and commercial space, the Landlord Tenant Court is a very active place. Each county has its own division of the civil court system devoted entirely to handling disputes between landlords and tenants. In the landlord tenant department of the court, cases are brought by the landlord. This section of the court system was set up for the purpose of landlords to sue tenants for not paying rent or for breaching their lease agreement or for violating the law in some way. Tenants are not permitted to sue their landlords in this section of the court…Read More

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