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Roy Oppenheim Discusses COVID-19 & Rental Agreements On Best Lawyers

Mon May 4, 2020 by on Contracts

Roy Oppenheim Discusses COVID-19 & Rental Agreements On Best Lawyers

Rent is due again, but with COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, layoffs, and pay cuts continuing to stall the economy and shrink paychecks, many Americans will not be able to make their payments. Phillip Greer, CEO of Best Lawyers, moderates a panel of three real estate lawyers, getting their input on steps both commercial and residential tenants should take if they can’t […]

Commercial Leases: Will a Force Majeure Clause Get You Out of Paying Rent?

Mon Apr 27, 2020 by on Contracts

Commercial Leases: Will a Force Majeure Clause Get You Out of Paying Rent?

During this COVID-19 crisis, force majeure clauses in commercial real estate contracts are a hot topic in real estate.  A force majeure clause excuses a party from performing a contractual obligation due to an unforeseen event beyond a party’s  control. While force majeure events  have generally included wars, weather disasters, terrorism, and government action, Florida courts, in the time ahead, […]