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8 Key Terms You Need to Pay Attention to in Your Next Lease

Almost every person or business that seeks to occupy space in another’s building will enter into a contract, known as a lease, with the owner of the building. Because commercial leases are typically in effect for a relatively long period, the lease is a dynamic document that has very real day to day implications. Each lease provision defines various aspects of the landlord/tenant relationship, but which ones are of most significance to the tenant?

$500 In Damages for Using a Smartphone to Send a Text Message?

Did you know that federal law limits the ways in which almost anyone can place calls or send text messages to residential and wireless telephone numbers – even when they are not engaged in marketing? This article highlights the importance, and the difficulty, of complying with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) when using automatic dialing equipment—which may include any smartphone.