Can Filing for Bankruptcy Stop the Lawsuit Against You?

If you are in the midst of a lawsuit and experiencing financial hardship, filing for bankruptcy may seem like a quick fix that will prevent judgment against you. In some cases, that may be true, but … [Read more...]

Eviction Suspension Ends in Virginia on June 29th

Housing. It is one thing which we all require. During the COVID-19 stay at home orders and the quarantine Virginia had a moratorium on evictions. Unlawful detainer cases which were already filed were … [Read more...]

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...]