If I am a tenant andplan on filing a lawsuit, do I go after the landlord, the property manager, or both?


Asked on July 18, 2010 under Real Estate Law, Pennsylvania


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Answered 10 years ago | Contributor

Your lawsuit should be filed against all parties who had any role in the matter.  This would include the landlord, property manager, management company, owner of the property if different than the landlord, etc.  To be certain you haven't omitted any potential defendants in the caption of your lawsuit, you should include after the last named defendant, and DOES 1 through 10, INCLUSIVE. 


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