Landlord-Tenant Problems

Below you will find links to written information, forms, and also how to ask a lawyer a question and/or how to get a lawyer to represent you. 

 

Your Rights and Duties as a Renter (Booklets)

 

If you live in these counties: Anderson, Blount, Bradley, Davidson, Greene, Hamilton, Knox, Madison, Maury, Montgomery, Putnam, Rutherford, Sevier, Shelby, Sullivan, Sumner, Washington, Williamson and Wilson 

Know Your Legal Rights and Duties

 

All other counties: Rural Renters Rights:

Know Your Rights and Duties as a Renter

 

 

Additional  Booklets:

 

Instructions For Tenants In Detainer Actions Filed By Landlords

 

Instructions For Tenants Suing Landlords For Repairs, Return Of Security Deposits

 

Instructions For Landlords Filing Detainer Actions

 

Videos:

 

Renters’ Guide – 5 Things You Should Do BEFORE You Move In

 

Guía para Inquilinos - 5 Cosas Que Debe Hacer ANTES de Mudarse Adentro

 

Forms:

 

Standard Court Forms for all of Tennessee

 

Legal Advice:

 

Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

http://tn.freelegalanswers.org/

How it works:  

  1. We'll ask you some questions to see if we can help you. If we can help, you'll make an account.
  2. Ask your non-criminal legal question. 
  3. We will e-mail you when your question receives a response. Come back to the web site and sign in to read the response.

 

Find Representation:

 

Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County

 http://www.tals.org/directory 

 

Still need assistance? Please speak to a librarian at your local library – they may have additional resources to assist you.

 

 

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