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Posted on 3 October 2018

5 Clauses Every Partnership Agreement Needs

Business partnerships can be challenging but rewarding. Instead of navigating the complicated waters of building a business alone, you’ll have someone by your side. However, without the right legal paperwork in place beforehand, you could...

Posted on 19 September 2018

Are Non-Competes Enforceable?

The business world can be a competitive one. No matter what product or service you’re selling, chances are someone else is manufacturing one that is at least vaguely similar. But what happens when one of...

Posted on 16 May 2018

Can a Tenant Grow Pot in a Leased Apartment in DC?

Thomas Law was recently involved in litigating a case where the question arose, “Can a tenant be evicted for growing pot in a leased apartment in Washington, DC?”  With the growing movement towards legalization of...

Posted on 10 May 2018

Is the Cost of Pest Control the Responsibility of the Tenant or Landlord in DC?

If a tenant lives in a multi-unit building in DC and two or more of the units are infested, the landlord is responsible for the extermination of the pests or vermin (i.e. roaches, rats, or...

Posted on 2 May 2018

What Happens if Tenant Fails to Pay the Court Ordered Protective Order Amount into Court Registry?

In DC Landlord Tenant Court, if a party requests a protective order the Court will hold what is known as a Bell Hearing to establish an amount that the tenant is required to pay into...