Both landlords and tenants have certain rights. They also have responsibilities to each other. To understand these rights and responsibilities and to avoid problems, advice from an experienced real estate lawyer is essential.
At the law firm of Cogdill Nichols Rein Wartelle Andrews (CNRWA), we handle a wide range of residential landlord-tenant matters. We draft and review residential lease agreements. We advise clients regarding their rights in the event of an eviction. Our firm resolves disputes through negotiations and court litigation.
Our goal in every landlord-tenant matter is to achieve our client's goals while protecting the client's rights and interests. For a consultation about a residential landlord-tenant matter, contact Cogdill Nichols Rein Wartelle Andrews.
Understanding Washington's Laws Regarding Landlord/Tenant Relations
Under Washington's Residential Landlord-Tenant Act, both landlords and tenants have certain rights. They also have responsibilities to each other. To understand these rights and responsibilities and to avoid problems, advice from an experienced real estate lawyer is essential.
Our law firm provides sound advice, efficient services and results-oriented representation for both residential landlords and tenants:
- For landlords and prospective landlords — We can draft a standard lease agreement that you can use, now and in the future. Our lawyers can advise you regarding your responsibility to maintain your premises in good condition. If you need to evict a tenant for nonpayment of rent, CNRWA can represent you in court and advise you concerning the return of the tenant's property. If you want to purchase or sell a rental property, we can draft or review the sales agreement and assist in other matters relating to the transaction.
- For tenants — Our firm can advise you of your rights regarding the return of your security deposit and other matters.
CNRWA is committed to protecting the rights and interests of our clients. You can depend on us for sound advice and vigorous advocacy.
Contact Our Firm
To schedule a consultation about a landlord-tenant matter, contact Cogdill Nichols Rein Wartelle Andrews. Located in Everett, we represent clients throughout the Puget Sound area, including Snohomish County, northern King County, Skagit County and Whatcom County.