Can a LLC. business that had a month to month least be sued for 2 months of rent after the landlord told it to vacate the premises?

I am a former business owner LLC. that was on a month-to-month lease. However out of the blue the landlord told us to vacate the premises because we were month-to-month. We did however we did not pay 2 months rent. Now he is suing the company for the back rent. Needless to say we are no longer are in business can can he still sue the LLC. even though the company is out of business?

Asked on June 27, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Pennsylvania

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country, a limited liability comany (LLC) is deemed a person under the law and can be sued as in the situation that you have written about for back rent even though it is no longer in business.

You should be thankful that the former landlord of your entity is not suing you personally for the claimed rent due.


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