Landlord-Tenant Law: Rights, Remedies, and Changes under New Act 143 - 2012
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Who should watch:
- Attorneys involved in landlord-tenant representation
- Attorneys handling commercial or residential real estate matters
- Litigation attorneys
What you’ll learn:
- Key provisions of the Landlord’s Omnibus Bill
- How to be in compliance with the new law
- Confusing provisions in the new law
Catch up with the key changes this fast-tracked bill brings
Are you familiar with all the provisions of the Landlord’s Omnibus Bill, Act 143? If not, you are far from alone: Act 143 was introduced in mid-February and took effect April 1, 2012. Due to the rapid pace at which this law was drafted and enacted, there are some provisions that may cause confusion in the future.
Rental agreements need to change
There are certain issues that landlords need to address in any rental agreement signed after April 1, 2012. Attorneys Tristan R. Pettit, Petrie & Stocking S.C., and Heidi M. Wegleitner, Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc., will explain the new law as well as make some recommendations on what changes are needed to commercial and residential rental agreements in order to be in compliance.
Other key provisions of the Landlord’s Omnibus Bill include:
- Banning of moratoriums on evictions by municipalities
- Severability of certain rental provisions
- Addition of 8th prohibited lease provision to the seven listed in ATCP 134.08
- New notice requirements for disposition of tenant’s abandoned property, with exceptions for titled vehicles, prescriptions, and medical equipment
Bring your knowledge of Wisconsin’s landlord-tenant law up to date by registering today for this informative seminar.
Note: For additional information on this subject, please see the InsideTrack article written by Tristan Pettit.
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