Terminating a Lease: Not a one size fits all procedure.

Not all leases are created equal. Under the eyes of the law, there are very few reasons that a landlord must let a tenant out of a lease early. However, that does not mean that there are not ways to … [Read more...]

City of Richmond’s Eviction Diversion Program (EDP)

After the New York Times published a Princeton University study regarding eviction rates in the U.S., it revealed that the City of Richmond had the second highest eviction rate in the country. The … [Read more...]

Virginia’s New Residential Landlord Tenant Laws: The Power of the Assumed Lease

This year, Virginia's legislature took action and made large strides to protecting a residential tenant’s interest. In their last session the Virginia General Assembly passed a new set of laws which … [Read more...]

Evicting family members in Virginia

Yes, in Virginia, you can evict unwanted family members from your home.  However, to accomplish this legally, it is important to follow the proper steps and pursue the eviction through the courts.  … [Read more...]