Renter's Rights

Renter's Rights Booklets

When renting property, it is important to know your rights as a renter. During your tenancy, landlord-tenant disputes can be caused by many different issues. These issues may have to do with lease agreements, repairs, rent, eviction, and more. Knowing your rights will help you handle these issues. These booklets can help you learn about your rights as a renter. Make sure you choose booklets that are for your county.

East Tennessee: Renter’s Rights Information

Middle Tennessee: Renter’s Rights Information

West Tennessee: Renter’s Rights Information

Memphis: Fair Housing Center Information

Forms

Standard Court Forms for all of Tennessee

This resource contains standard court forms for all of Tennessee that approved for all counties. If you need help filing one of these forms, you can ask a lawyer in your area.

Legal Advice:

TN Free Legal Answers

If you are in Tennessee, the website, Free Legal Answers,  allows you to ask a lawyer for help with a legal issue at no cost.  It is fast and easy, and all you need is a computer. This is a FREE service for people who cannot afford a lawyer. 

How it works: 

  • You will answer a few questions to see if you qualify for their service. If you qualify, you will have the option to create an account.
  • If you are eligible, you can ask their volunteer attorneys a non-criminal legal question.
  • Once your question receives a response, you will get an email. You will need to sign into the website to read your response and ask any additional questions.
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 Visit https://tn.freelegalanswers.org/ to sign up.

Find Representation:

Statewide Directory

The Statewide Directory provides information regarding Legal Aid Attorneys and other agencies by county in Tennessee.

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