I just bought some rental property and there is a tenant that refuses to sign my new rules and regulations. Can I evict him for refusing to sign them? The tenant states that he only agreed to the original rules when he moved in and is refusing to sign a new contract.

This is a difficult question to answer without being able to look at all of the documents but generally speaking, a new landlord is bound by the existing lease. This is true if it is a month-to-month lease or a longer term lease. A buyer of rental property is generally subject to the terms of… Read More »

What damages am I entitled to if I am injured?

Generally, the damages available in personal injury actions can be broken down into two categories, pecuniary and nonpecuniary. Pecuniary damages are those that can be measured monetarily. Reasonable expenses for past and future medical care, treatment, and services are compensable monetary damages. Another area of damages that can be measured monetarily is past and future… Read More »


Question: I hit a patch of ice and slid off the road into a ditch. I wasn’t able to get my car out of the ditch until the next day. A few days later I received a ticket in the mail for failing to report an accident. How much could a ticket like this cost… Read More »

How is Child Support calculated?

There are a number of different factors used to determine how much the child support obligation will be. First and foremost are are the incomes of the parties and the number of overnights that the children will spend with each parent over the year. Other factors are the amount paid for day care (if a… Read More »