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Landlord-Tenant Law
  • Davis v. Comerford 17 September 2019 05:02 am

    In this summary process eviction action, the Supreme Judicial Court vacated the housing court judge’s order for use and occupancy payments, holding that a court has statutory and equitable authority to order use and occupancy payments that become due pending…

  • Reynolds v. Lau 13 September 2019 04:00 pm

    Tenants alleged that their former landlord, Lau, violated the owner move-in provisions of the San Francisco Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Ordinance when he instigated eviction procedures against them. Tenants were awarded more than $600,000 in…

  • Rainbow Realty Group, Inc. v. Carter 13 September 2019 08:31 am

    The Supreme Court affirmed in part and reversed in part the judgment of the trial court in this landlord-tenant dispute, holding that the parties’ rent-to-buy agreement was not a land-sale contract but a rental agreement subject to Indiana’s residential…

Real Estate & Property Law
  • Hobson v. Cimarex Energy Co, 17 September 2019 10:33 am

    Plaintiff/Appellant was the vested remainderman of his father’s life estate in the surface rights of land in Canadian County, Oklahoma (the “Property”). Defendant Cimarex Energy Company was the lessee of the Property’s mineral interests. Plaintiff filed suit…

  • Wesolowski v. Broadview Heights Planning Commission 17 September 2019 06:03 am

    The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the judgment of the trial court granting declaratory judgment ordering the planning commission of the city of Broadview Heights to issue a certificate of approval to Gloria Wesolowski,…

  • Marchese v. Boston Redevelopment Authority 16 September 2019 05:10 am

    The Supreme Judicial Court affirmed the judgment of the superior court challenging the legality of the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s (BRA) actions executing a permanent taking of the “Yawkey Way” easement and subsequently selling the easement rights, holding…