It is customary practice for home and commercial real estate owners in Indiana and Michigan to utilize a real estate agent to sell their property. However, many real estate owners who intend to sell their property directly to another individual (and not list the property publicly) utilize the service of an attorney. Real estate attorneys…

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In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Center for Disease Control (“CDC”) issued a moratorium on residential evictions for non-payment of rent in mid-2020. The CDC’s moratorium prevented residential landlords from evicting tenants who failed to pay rent if the tenant executed a short “tenant declaration”. Landlords were still able to evict tenants who violated…

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2020 has been a turbulent year for landlords. In the Spring, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb issued a statewide moratorium on evictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Holcomb’s moratorium was lifted late this summer. It seemed evictions proceedings would return to normal with no stays/prohibitions in place. However, this period was short lived. The Center…

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