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Lease Violations and Eviction: Understanding Breach of Contract

A landlord owes certain obligations to a tenant, just like they have certain rights and expectations under the agreement. Not only must a landlord give their tenant certain specific protections under South Carolina landlord-tenant law, but they also have contractual...

Protecting Property Rights: Landlord Rights During Tenant Bankruptcy

When the tenant falls behind in their rent, the law would ordinarily allow the landlord to begin eviction proceedings, in accordance with the procedures outlined in North Carolina law. However, the landlord must be careful if the tenant declares bankruptcy....

The Eviction Process Under South Carolina Law

Are you a landlord whose tenant has violated the terms of your lease? Are you considering eviction? If so, a lawyer can offer the guidance you need to protect your rights and expedite this complex and often emotionally fraught process....

Negotiating with Debtors in North Carolina Bankruptcy Cases

If you’re a creditor, the prospect of a debtor filing for bankruptcy in North Carolina can be concerning, raising questions about your ability to recover the money owed to you. However, bankruptcy isn’t a one-sided process. Creditors have opportunities to...

The Automatic Stay in South Carolina: Implications for Creditors

If you’re a South Carolina business owner who is owed money by a customer, the phrase “automatic stay” might evoke concern, especially when you’re anxious about recouping outstanding debts. When a debtor files for bankruptcy in South Carolina, the automatic...

Litigating to Protect Your Rights as a Creditor

Collecting a debt is often not as simple as the debtor paying what they owe in full and on time. A debtor may breach the terms of their agreement and not pay their debt for many reasons. The creditor is...

What Is the Landlord Tenant Act?

The South Carolina Residential Landlord and Tenant Act is a set of state laws establishing landlords’ and tenants’ rights and responsibilities in the Palmetto State. It covers issues including the rental agreement, security deposits, rent, repairs, and eviction, among others....

Landlord Minimum Requirements Under the SC Landlord-Tenant Act

The South Carolina Landlord-Tenant Act requires residential landlords to comply with certain provisions with respect to tenants, regardless of what their rental agreements specify. In this blog, the legal team at Crawford & von Keller, LLC reviews the minimum requirements...