verybody needs a place to live, and nearly everyone will rent a home at some point in their life. Renting a home requires the tenant to enter into a contract with the landlord. On almost all occasions, the tenant and landlord form an agreement without the assistance of an attorney. Often times, the landlord will present the tenant with a prefilled contract and tell the tenant where to sign. In some instances, the parties do not sign a written contract and enter into a verbal agreement. Is the verbal agreement a binding contract, and can the tenant simply move out when he or she decides to end the lease?
By Captain Bradly Adam Carlson Military life can be extremely challenging because of the constant moving, long work hours, and numerous deployments. Sometimes these challenges cause military members and their