The state of New Jersey has several publications and forms written in both English and Spanish for landlords and tenants that will help ensure your landlord-tenant relationship is both legal and mutually fulfilling.
However, there are also a number of commonly asked questions that tenants and landlords alike both have that are best answered by a qualified real estate lawyer. Here are some brief answers to a few of those questions regarding real estate in New Jersey.
However, if the tenant has not paid rent and does not live in federally subsidized housing, a motel, a hotel, or seasonal housing, these may not apply.
It can also depend on how many units are on the property and if the owner lives in one of them.
If you are either a landlord in need of evicting a tenant or have yourself been evicted, contact one of our experienced real estate lawyers to discuss the specifics of your case.
If the landlord does not provide the document, the tenant may pursue the matter and the landlord may have to pay a fine and then still need to provide the document. Conversely, tenants may sign a waiver to indicate that they have been offered the document and declined it.
While this list of frequently asked questions may be helpful, it's really best to contact a New Jersey landlord-tenant lawyer to learn about specific details. Further, many of these answers may vary according to the details of your specific situation.
If you have additional questions concerning real estate, our lawyers at Jean Baptiste & Associates can help. Call us or contact us online to schedule a consultation.