Landlord & Tenant Law News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in March, 2012

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Cuts in legal aid would harm those already financially strapped
The Seattle TimesMarch 1, 2012

Volunteer lawyers mediate family law cases, provide courthouse-based help for unrepresented litigants, ensure the best interests of disabled wards are met in guardianship matters, and provide free legal support for court-appointed special advocates who ...more »

Lake Elmo, land owners battle over detached property
Oakdalel Lake Elmo ReviewMarch 1, 2012

Lake Elmo City Council members unanimously approved authorization last month for the city to appeal a decision made by an administrative law judge allowing the land owners to detach their 58 acres from Lake Elmo and incorporate into Stillwater Township ...more »

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Dangerous Premises
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Client Update: The PPSA and real estate transactions
Allens Arthur RobinsonMarch 6, 2012

... nevertheless impact on the leasing, and buying and selling, of real estate. Additionally, some uncertainty as to whether 'fixture' under the PPSA was meant to follow the common law meaning confuses the breadth of operation of the Act in this area.more »

LA tenants battle landlord's online-only rent payment rule
Los Angeles TimesMarch 7, 2012

Elderly renters in the Woodlake Manor Apartment building in South LA sue landlord Jones & Jones, alleging that its requirement could leave them vulnerable to eviction. By Alejandro Lazo, Los Angeles Times Tenants and a state senator are battling a ...more »

Disputes With Neighbors
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NJ Man Cuts Down $1M in Trees for a Better View
ReutersMarch 1, 2012

His neighbors will probably want to recover the value of their trees. Related Resources; Man accused of cutting down neighbor's trees (WABC-TV) Theft Overview (FindLaw) Neighbor Disputes: Trees (FindLaw)more »

Housing Discrimination
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Flint, Michigan Passes LGBT Housing Non-Discrimination Ordinance
Lez Get RealMarch 5, 2012

Equality Michigan is thrilled that Flint, Michigan has passed their own Non-Discrimination Ordinance. Flint, home of Michael Moore, passed a bill that includes protections for LGBT people in housing and public accommodations and adds to the one that ...more »

Landlord & Tenant Disputes
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Southwark's housing commission to propose 30-year strategy for borough
The GuardianMarch 9, 2012

"For example, a high proportion of tenants is elderly with mobility issues [11300 pensioners are in council rented housing, according to the 2001 Census]". This rules out tenants maintaining their own homes. He adds: "Many people have flats where the ...more »

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