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All-day onsite program
  • January 23, 2019
  • Nashville, TN
  • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Residential Landlord-Tenant Law in Tennessee

Nashville, TN — January 23, 2019

Look before you lease. Discover how to survive today’s uncertain leasing economy.

From the rental agreement to security deposits and eviction actions, you need to stay on top of all aspects of landlord-tenant law. Register today for this informative seminar and get clarification on how to perform key property management duties without hassle. You’ll find out what you should include in the rental agreement to avoid problems down the line – such as rent and security deposit details, and what happens in case of default.

Get tips on screening potential tenants, complying with state and federal nondiscrimination laws, and legally executing an eviction – should the worst happen. Don’t risk jeopardizing the landlord-tenant relationship and incurring unnecessary costs and even lawsuits. Attend this seminar and learn to keep your organization out of trouble.

Benefits for You

  • Avoid legal battles by getting a firm grasp of both landlord and tenant obligations
  • Tips on drafting better leases
  • Determine what questions you can ask on a rental application
  • Act appropriately when a tenant abandons the property

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to review the rental agreement and issues in drafting.
  • You will be able to discuss case law and legislative updates.
  • You will be able to describe tenant lease defaults and landlord options.
  • You will be able to identify evictions and unlawful detainer.
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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Event Location

Hilton Nashville Airport
2200 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 883-9770

Agenda

This seminar will be presented by Theresa Neisen Maniatis and Gary S. Rubenstein
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Registration
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Landlord's Perspective
  • Initial Tenant Interviews and Rental Applications
  • Fair Housing Act Compliance
  • Credit Checks
  • Security Deposits
  • Co-Tenant and Premises Condition Issues
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM The Rental Agreement and Issues in Drafting
  • Standard Clauses
  • Definitions, Terms and Conditions
  • Effect of Unsigned Agreement
  • Prohibited Provisions in Residential Rental Agreement
  • Security Deposits
  • Disclosures Required in Rental Agreement
  • Statutory Restrictions
10:30 AM - 10:40 AM Break
10:40 AM - 12:00 PM Case Law and Legislative Updates
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Tort Issues
  • Slip/Fall
  • Pets
  • Way to Minimize Risks
2:00 PM - 2:20 PM Abandoned Property
2:20 PM - 2:30 PM Break
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Tenant Lease Defaults and Landlord Options
  • Failure to Pay Rent, Default for Matters Other Than Rent, Default of Guarantors, Anticipatory Breach and Holdover Tenants
  • Late Fees, Interest, Attorney Fees and Other Damages
  • Acceleration of Rent
  • Claims Against Personal Property/Landlord Liens
  • Guarantees and Guarantors
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Evictions and Unlawful Detainer
  • Self-Help and Termination Notice
  • Waiver and Unlawful Detainer
  • Judgment – Possession vs. Money Damages
  • Appeal and Stay of Execution
  • Defenses and Counterclaims by Tenant
  • Restoration of Possession
  • Preparation of Witness Testimony
  • Buren of Proof – Documentation
  • Recovery of Damages, Rule 54(B) Judgment and Local Court Rules
  • Grounds for Eviction
  • Notice Requirements
  • Hearings
  • Post-Judgment Rules
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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Event Location

Hilton Nashville Airport
2200 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 883-9770

Credits

Seminar Registration

This program has been approved by theTennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 6.67 hours of credit.

Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 8.0 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications for 8.0 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of real estate law. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group-Live. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board.

Who should attend?

This seminar is designed for attorneys, property managers, presidents, vice presidents, general managers, landlords, accountants, controllers, housing coordinators, real estate agents and brokers, business owners and other real estate professionals.

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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Event Location

Hilton Nashville Airport
2200 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 883-9770

Faculty

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Theresa Neisen Maniatis

Schulman, LeRoy & Bennett, P.C.

Tess Neisen Maniatis

  • Attorney with the law firm of Schulman, LeRoy & Bennett, P.C.
  • Practices in landlord and tenant law
  • Member of the Tennessee Bar Association, the Nashville Bar Association and Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel
  • Named Mid-South Rising Star, Super Lawyer, 2018
  • J.D. degree, magna cum laude, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law; B.A. degree, cum laude, Indiana University
  • Can be contacted at 615-244-6670 or [email protected]
Gary S. Rubenstein

Gary S. Rubenstein

Schulman, LeRoy & Bennett, P.C.

  • Principal with the law firm of Schulman, LeRoy & Bennett, P.C.
  • Practice consists of insurance defense, surety bond issues, and landlord/tenant matters
  • Board member of the Tennessee Apartment Association
  • Frequent lecturer on landlord and tenant issues
  • J.D. degree, Vanderbilt University; B.A. degree, Purdue University
  • Can be contacted at 615-244-6670 or [email protected]
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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Event Location

Hilton Nashville Airport
2200 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 883-9770

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Product ID: 405028
Published 2019
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