Services For Tenants Including Legal Advice and Advocacy With Clear Answers For Questions Such As:
Are Deposits Legal?
A Rent Deposit Is Legal If Equal to One Rental Period Such As One Month When Rent Is Paid Monthly. Damage Deposits Are Illegal. The Rent Deposit Cannot Be Used to Pay For Damage.
A Helpful Guide on How to Know If, and What to Do When, a Landlord May Be Violating the Rights of a Tenant
Your home is where your heart is and where your most special memories are made. Of course, 'home' always means something uniquely special to everyone. Sarah Teal Legal Services recognizes the importance of your home while also appreciating that a legal services provider must maintain impartial empathy and remain focused as an objective advisor and negotiator. Sarah Teal Legal Services helps tenants to resolve disputes by first reviewing the facts and issues and then by working to negotiate a resolution with the landlord. If resolution is evasive, Sarah Teal Legal Services can prepare the required Landlord Tenant Board forms and advocate at Landlord Tenant Board hearings.
Sarah Teal Legal Services provides legal services for clients in Brampton, Mississauga, Belfountain, Heart Lake, Bramalea, among other places!
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