landlord/tenant laws

WHY TENANTS SHOULD NOT GO AT IT ALONE

By |2016-07-30T20:06:17+00:00July 30th, 2016|Understanding Landlord Tenant Laws|

A situation came up in the office recently which is emblematic of a problem with tenants trying to effectuate remedies by themselves.  A tenant called the office who had read the Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act and then drafted a 5-day demand letter for a landlord to correct a health and safety violation, specifically, a

BROKEN AIR CONDITIONERS

By |2016-07-02T22:51:21+00:00July 2nd, 2016|Understanding Landlord Tenant Laws|

It’s summer again, and with it brings . . . broken air conditioners!  The other day, 3-On-Your-Side did a piece about what a tenant should do if his air conditioning is not working.  But the information they gave was incorrect.  I actually called them and am waiting for a response on whether I can go

HOW TO DEFEND YOURSELF IN AN EVICTION ACTION

By |2016-03-02T05:48:56+00:00March 2nd, 2016|Understanding Landlord Tenant Laws|

I have in the past discussed the eviction process in Arizona, but I haven’t talked specifically about how to defend yourself in an eviction action.  What I’m going to do here is try to give you some specific strategies for defending yourself in eviction proceedings.  I am not going to go into detail discussing arcane