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 in: 

Anderson, Blount, Bradley, Davidson, Hamilton, Knox, Madison, Maury, Montgomery, Rutherford, Sevier, Shelby, Sullivan, Sumner, Washington, Williamson and Wilson counties.

http://www.sitemason.com/files/lj1g52/URLTAweb715.pdf

 

 

Rural Renters Rights:

http://www.sitemason.com/files/c8Xjfa/RuralRentersweb815.pdf

 

 

Additional Resources:  

 

Southeast Legal Services Representing Yourself In A Landlord-Tenant Dispute Or Another Type Of Housing Case – Forms Page

http://www.selegal.org/Housing.htm

 

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

http://www.selegal.org/Self-Help/Booklets/Instructions%20for%20Tenants%20Suing%20Landlords.pdf

 

Instructions For Tenants In Detainer Actions Filed By Landlords

http://www.selegal.org/Self-Help/Booklets/Instructions%20for%20Tenants%20in%20Detainer%20Actions.pdf

 

Instructions For Landlords Filing Detainer Actions

http://www.selegal.org/Self-Help/Booklets/Instructions%20for%20Landlords%20Filing%20Detainers.pdf

Please note that the phone numbers listed may not be for your county. To call someone in YOUR county click the “FIND REPRESENTATION” link below.

 

 

FORMS:

Standard Court Forms for all of Tennessee

http://www.tncourts.gov/forms-publications

 

VIDEOS:

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Zo-1drLmP0

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLUXaEmRx9c

 

LEGAL ADVICE:

Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

http://tn.freelegalanswers.org/

 

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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