To Your Defence provides legal services for landlords as the owners of residential rental properties as well as for property managers as agent acting for the actual landlord. The services available may include document preparation involving the various Landlord Tenant Board forms, dispute resolution negotiations, representation as advocates at Landlord Tenant Board hearings, among other things. In short, To Your Defence provides legal help for many of the various dispute issues that may commonly, or uniquely, arise within a landlord and tenant relationship.
To a tenant, your rental dwelling is 'your home'. Of course, 'home' means something unique to everyone and these special feelings are recognized. With this said, To Your Defence also recognizes that impartial empathy is often necessary to remain focused upon the legal issues and to remain an objective advisor and negotiator. To Your Defence helps tenants to resolve disputes by first reviewing the facts and issues and then by working to negotiate a resolution with the landlord. If resolution is evasive, To Your Defence can prepare the required Landlord Tenant Board forms and advocate at Landlord Tenant Board hearings.
To Your Defence provides legal services for Landlord and Tenant Board matters involving Rent Arrears, Persistently Late Rent Payments, and other issues, as issues common to concerns governed by the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006, S.O. 2006, Chapter 17. With this said, sometimes when a dispute involves a residential landlord and tenant, certain issues must proceed at the Landlord Tenant Board and other issues must proceed at the Small Claims Court. The failure to bring specific issues into the proper forum may cause a dismissal the proceedings. It is also possible that when a dispute is brought into the wrong forum, the right to a redo or a restart of proceedings in the proper forum is lost. Accordingly, choosing the proper forum is imperative. With other cases, such as commercial tenancy disputes, the issues are always beyond the jurisdiction of the Landlord Tenant Board and must be pursued in the Small Claims Court (or higher court) depending on circumstances and the legal issues involved and whether the matter involves less than the $35,000 per Plaintiff limit.
To Your Defence provides affordable Landlord Tenant Board services for clients located in Britt, Gravenhurst, Parry Sound, Bala, Nickel Belt, among other places!
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