Default and Eviction of Commercial Real Estate Tenants (Telephone)
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Eviction of commercial tenants is different than residential tenants. Many of the protections of individual tenants are not available to commercial tenants yet evictions are still subject to certain restrictions. As important as the restrictions of law the default and eviction procedures of commercial leases. This program will provide detailed coverage of drafting default cure and eviction provisions of commercial leases.

12/26/2017
When: Tuesday, December 26, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

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MCLE Accreditation
Nebraska Activity #149710, 1.0 hours CLE (Distance Learning)

Default of a tenant under a commercial lease and their eventual eviction are fraught with risk and potential liability for the landlord.  Though the lease may specify extensive landlord remedies, most courts will strictly construe the lease against the landlord, requiring strict adherence to notice of default and other process-based provisions in the lease. Failure to comply with these provisions and the over-arching requirements of law exposes the landlord to substantial liability, including lease termination, loss of rent, and even damages. There are additional risks if the landlord accepts partial rent payments from the tenants, takes possession or tenant or third party property and sells it, or engages in other improper conduct. This program will provide you with a practical guide to tenant default under commercial leases and provide tips for drafting leases to protect landlords.   Original speakers will be available for questions.

  • Landlord remedies for tenant default on commercial leases
  • Drafting in anticipation of tenant default – protecting the landlord
  • Essential steps in providing notice of default and eviction
  • Common landlord mistakes – waiver of tenant default, tenant lockouts, disposal of tenant/third party property
  • Liability issues for landlord – lease termination, loss of rent, damages & more
  • Tenant remedies for improper landlord actions
  • Bankruptcy issues on tenant default, including the automatic stay

John S. Hollyfield is of counsel and a former partner in the Houston office Norton Rose Fulbright, LLP.  He has more than 40 years’ experience in real estate law practice.  He formerly served as chair of the ABA Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, president of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, and chair of the Anglo-American Real Property Institute.  He has been named a "Texas Super Lawyer" in Real Estate Law by Texas Monthly magazine and is listed in Who’s Who in American Law.  He is co-editor of Modern Banking and Lending Forms (4th Edition), published by Warren, Gorham & Lamont.  He received his B.B.A. from the University of Texas and his LL.B. from the University of Texas School of Law.


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If you need additional information on your CLE credits please contact:
Amy Prenda, Nebraska State Bar Association
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