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Landlord-Tenant Law

An Effective Virginia Landlord-Tenant Attorney

Solving legal issues for property owners and their tenants throughout southwestern Virginia

As an experienced real estate litigator, attorney David Nixon from Huffman & Nixon, P.C. creates solutions for landlords and tenants. He successfully brings tenants comfort that they are living in a stable, well-maintained home, while preserving the profits and equity of landlords who are working hard to run successful businesses. Attorney Nixon uses his nearly 30 years of experience and his substantial knowledge about real estate, contracts and property rights to help clients in southwestern Virginia:

  • Draft rental leases
  • Resolve landlord-tenant disputes
  • Successfully defend against unjust evictions
  • Demand return of security deposits that
    have been unfairly held
  • Collect from nonpaying tenants
  • Uphold tenants’ rights against discrimination
  • Maintain the integrity and profitability of landlords’ properties
  • Evict irresponsible or nonpaying tenants

Drafting solid leases for property owners

Both landlords and tenants can avoid potential problems by having a well-drafted contract that enumerates all rental terms. Huffman & Nixon, P.C. discusses the particulars of your property and its occupancy and constructs clear, detailed leases that cover all aspects of your rental agreement. When you present a lease to a prospective tenant, you will feel confident that you are absolutely in compliance with Virginia law and that your rights are protected should a dispute arise.

Protecting tenants’ rights to security deposits

Virginia law specifies the usage, retention and return of security deposits. If your landlord fails to follow these strict regulations, Huffman & Nixon, P.C. can help you to collect what is due to you. The firm first pursues the most cost-effective route of demanding payment from your landlord. If necessary, Huffman & Nixon, P.C. assertively defends your rights in court.

Resolving an eviction crisis

Eviction is disruptive to both the landlord and the tenant. The landlord must spend the time and money to replace tenants who fall behind on rent, and displaced families must locate a new home under traumatic circumstances. With this scenario in mind, Huffman & Nixon, P.C. helps mediate disputes when eviction is undesirable. If you are a tenant who unfairly faces eviction, Huffman & Nixon, P.C. protects your right to remain in your home. If you are a landlord whose tenants are engaged in disruptive, illegal or damaging behavior, Huffman & Nixon, P.C. helps you to protect your property and your business.

Contact a Roanoke, Virginia real estate attorney who can solve your landlord-tenant issues

Call Huffman & Nixon, P.C. at 540-982-1700 ext. 101 or contact the firm online to schedule your consultation.

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Office Location
  • Roanoke Office
    320 Elm Avenue
    Roanoke, Virginia 24016
    Phone: 540-982-1700 Ext: 100
    Fax: 540-982-7032