Filing a Security Deposit Lawsuit in New Jersey Small Claims Court
Fights over security deposits make up a large percentage of the landlord-tenant disputes that wind up in small claims court.
New Jersey Late Fees, Termination for Nonpayment of Rent, and Other Rent Rules
Your lease or rental agreement should spell out your landlord’s key rent rules, including:
New Jersey Tenant Rights to Withhold Rent or “Repair and Deduct”
New Jersey tenants are legally entitled to rental property that meets basic structural, health, and safety standards and is in good repair.
New Jersey State Laws Affecting Tenants in Domestic Violence Situations
New Jersey extends special protections to tenants who are victims of domestic violence. Here are some of the domestic violence (DV) laws that apply to tenants: