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When you are a landlord, dealing with a problematic tenant can be frustrating. Whether you are not receiving rent payments or have a tenant who will not vacate the premises, conflict can easily escalate. Conversely, if you are a tenant faced with wrongful eviction or mistreatment at the hands of your landlord, you may be wondering if you can take action to defend yourself.
Our skilled attorneys at Ranken, Shnider & Taylor, Attorneys at Law in Maui, Hawaii, know how to streamline landlord-tenant communication and, where necessary, litigation, so that the issue at hand can be resolved as quickly and inexpensively as possible. Whether you need advice as to your rights and duties as a landlord or a tenant, or need a legal professional to intervene in a situation that is beyond your ability to resolve on your own, we can help.
We Handle a Variety of Landlord-Tenant Issues in Hawaii
Our attorneys have the skills and experience to help clients through many different legal problems, including:
- Evicting a tenant,
- Fighting a wrongful eviction order,
- Mediating a dispute, or
- Recovering lost rent or other damages.
Our attorneys have many different strategies they can employ to attempt to resolve your dispute without ever stepping foot in a courtroom. We can help landlords and tenants understand both their rights and their legal obligations, and provide the proper written notices that will stand up in court. We facilitate effective communication with the opposing party and help our clients efficiently achieve the desired outcome while avoiding dangerous counterclaims.
We have experience advising and representing clients in a range of unique landlord-tenant problems. We believe in facilitating clear communication with the other party, to avoid letting legal disputes get out of hand. We pride ourselves in looking out for our clients’ bottom line, always striving to resolve cases efficiently and cost-effectively so as to minimize attorney fees and costs.