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Rent & Possession: Landlord-Tenant

Rent & Possession is a landlord-tenant action in which a landlord may recover possession of a leased premises and any outstanding back rent when a tenant defaults under a lease. Before the landlord may act, however, it must first send a written demand to the tenant requesting that the default be corrected. It is typical […]

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Missouri Breach of Lease

A breach of lease is essentially the same thing as a breach of contract. Because a lease is a type of contract, the legal analysis does not change too much, but there are sometimes special statutory laws applicable in interpreting a lease agreement. In general, a legally actionable breach of lease or contract occurs when […]

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Commercial/Residential Leases: Rent and Possession and Unlawful Detainer

A lease is essentially a contract where an owner of property (“lessor”) grants a leasehold interest in property to another (“lessee”) for a specified term and for a specific purpose. Breach of Lease usually occurs when either the lessee or lessor violates a material provision in the lease. When a lessee/tenant breaches the lease (usually […]

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Saint Louis Corporate/Business Attorney

We offer free consultations for a wide-range of legal services, including but not limited to: business entity formation, business governance, business/commercial compliance, business dispute resolution, and commercial litigation. We work frequently in contract law, and thus are able to handle contract formation, breach of contract claims, and contract amendments. Because breach of contract actions often […]

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Commercial Leases & License Agreements

Commercial leases & license agreements have the same basic function as residential leases or Lease-Purchase Contracts. The primary distinction, though, is that because business is being done on the underlying property, there are usually quite a bit of ancillary terms and conditions. The cumulative effect of such provisions complicates the contract in that there are […]

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Breach of Lease

A breach of lease is essentially the same thing as a breach of contract. Because a lease is a type of contract, the legal analysis does not change too much, but there are sometimes special statutory laws applicable in interpreting a lease agreement. In general, a legally actionable breach of lease or contract occurs when […]

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