Legal Services May Be Available For Tenants Including Advice, Answers, Advocacy, and Assistance, For Questions Such As:
Is It Legal For a Landlord to Ask For a Deposit?
A Rent Deposit Is Legal If Limited to Only the Sum of One Rental Period. Damage Deposits Are Illegal.
A Helpful Guide on How to Know If, and What to Do When, a Landlord May Be Violating the Rights of a Tenant
Your home is where your heart is and where your most special memories are made. Of course, 'home' always means something uniquely special to everyone. DK Legal Practice recognizes the importance of your home while also appreciating that a legal services provider must maintain impartial empathy and remain focused as an objective advisor and negotiator. DK Legal Practice 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, DK Legal Practice can prepare the required Landlord Tenant Board forms and advocate at Landlord Tenant Board hearings.
DK Legal Practice provides legal services for clients in Oakville, Brampton, Halton Hills, Vaughan, Toronto, among other places!
Certain events, such as a major fire, flood or serious water damage, tornado or windstorm, or other unforeseen circumstances, including changes in law, may...Learn More
When a landlord seeks to evict a tenant for the 'own use' of the Landlord, including certain close family members, the landlord must genuinely possess a good...Learn More
There are many various ways that a tenant may cause damage or injury that results in losses to a landlord. When the landlord suffers such losses the landlord...Learn More
What Happens If a Landlord Fails to Maintain a Rental Unit? A Landlord Has the Duty to Perform Maintenance and Repairs In a Timely Manner. When the...Learn More
Does a Landlord Have a Right to Take Pictures of a Rental Unit Occupied By a Tenant? A Landlord May Enter, With Proper Notice, An Occupied Apartment With...Learn More
Whereas a tenant holds the right to return following a renovation to the unit previously occupied by the tenant, the question may arise as to what extent of...Learn More
In general, the tenant has the right to resume living in the building following the completion of the renovations and the landlord is unable to increase the...Learn More
When a landlord collects monies unlawfully, whether over-payment of rent or other improperly collected monies, even if initially consented to by the tenant,...Learn More
Persons living in an accommodation arrangement involving the sharing of a kitchen or bathroom with the landlord are exempt from protections under the...Learn More