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News for Real Estate Investors and Landlords — sarah taggart

More re: Pending Legislation to Change Attorneys Fees/Residential Leases in Alabama

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After corresponding with Representative Greg Wren, and speaking to the Alabama Association of Realtors, and to landlord attorney Sarah Taggart, I now have more insights into legislation sponsored by Representative Wren. As discussed in an earlier post, Representative Wren has proposed an amendment to the Alabama Residential Landlord Tenant Act (ARLTA). He would like to allow legal fees clauses in residential leases if the landlord is a corporation or other entity required by law to have an attorney when appearing in court.  Individuals MAY represent themselves in court, or MAY hire an attorney.  Except for small claims court, corporations and...

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