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Leases and Leasing

The Remedy of Distraint for Commercial Landlords

When a commercial tenant fails to pay rent, a commercial landlord can terminate the lease, or, alternatively, seek to exercise the remedy of distraint. The landlord cannot do both. Distraint, or distress, is the seizure of a tenant’s property for potential sale by the landlord in order to pay off arrears in rent. The Residential […]

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