Landlord Tenant Disputes Mediation and Arbitration

California Landlord Tenant Disputes Mediation and Arbitration

Landlord tenant disputes are common and varied, but most often involve allegations of nonpayment by tenants, failure of landlords to return security deposits, allegations of code violations against landlords and evictions. Address such problems from a standpoint of fairness as well as practicality.

Cohen & Associates in Santa Monica helps individuals and their attorneys to resolve landlord tenant disputes through use of alternative dispute resolutions including mediation and arbitration. Contact landlord-tenant ADR attorney Steven Cohen, by phone or e-mail to schedule a consultation.

At Cohen & Associates, we call ourselves "litigation busters" because of the effectiveness of litigation alternatives that we provide and facilitate. We keep landlords and tenants from having to resort to trial to resolve conflicts. Landlords and tenants both have much to lose by taking a dispute to court. The rule of law can be applied much more efficiently and cost-effectively through use of alternative dispute resolutions including mediation and arbitration.

Your commercial lease or residential lease agreement may in fact include provisions requiring mediation or arbitration in the event of a dispute. Mediation and arbitration allow parties to state their case in safe, private environments such as our Santa Monica offices.

In many cases such as in an urban commercial lease situation, a landlord and tenant need to continue to deal with each other after the dispute is resolved. Resolutions by way of mediation or arbitration enable the parties to retain working relationships even in the face of serious conflicts.

Contact me to learn how we can help you, your business or your legal client through Mediation and Arbitration of landlord tenant disputes while accomplishing the following:

  • Restoring dignity to landlords and tenants in dispute
  • Applying the most appropriate dispute resolution method to the landlords' and tenants' circumstances