Landlord Tenant Dispute Resolution

Both landlord and tenants in Minnesota have rights. The rights depend on the terms of the lease and Minnesota law Malkerson Gunn Martin, LLP represents commercial landlords and tenants in lease disputes. Our lawyers are skilled in drafting and enforcing complex commercial leases. Our experience includes:

  • All aspects of eviction proceedings and trials.

  • Successful representation of real estate investment trusts in all aspects of landlord-tenant dispute resolution.

  • Successful representation of major downtown landlord in dispute regarding allocation of utility costs.

  • Successful representation of tenants in lease renewals and workouts.

  • Jury trials involving disputes between landlords and tenants relating to claims to condemnation proceeds (obtained nearly $500,000 for landlord in a dispute with a tenant to condemnation proceeds).

Minnesota law does not permit self-help. A landlord may not just “change the locks” when the tenant defaults.

The lawyers at Malkerson Gunn Martin, LLP are well versed in all aspects of landlord-tenant dispute resolution and litigation.