Legal definition of tenant
Landlord & Tenant Disputes Legal Terminology


a person that is allowed to live in a house or an apartment of another according to the terms of a lease agreement with the landlord.
Find a legal term by clicking on the first letter of a legal word or phrase:
Book of the Day in our Store
Share it on TwitterFacebook
The Senior Texan Legal Guide, Edition 5.0The Senior Texan Legal Guide, Edition 5.0
by Paul Premack
from $2.50
2015 Edition - The practical guide to Health Care Advance Directives2015 Edition - The practical guide to Health Care Advance Directives
by Jo Kline Cebuhar
  • Price: $14.99
from $10.25
James A BolenAttorney at LawPRACTICE AREA: Family Law, Real Estate Law, Bankruptcy Law, Workers Compensation, Industrial Development Law
Edward J ReeveAttorney at LawPRACTICE AREA: Real Estate Law, Business Law, Labor & Employment Law, Workers Compensation
Peter H DworjanynAttorney at LawPRACTICE AREA: Labor & Employment Law, Insurance Litigation, Workers Compensation
Pamplin Media GroupSenate Majority Leader Ginny Burdick, D-Portland, has been spearheading negotiations on the bill, which is in front of the Senate Rules Committee. "This is an important issue in Portland. At this point, I believe there still is a pathway to get a bill ... more »
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly... viable claims under G.L.c. 186 concerning a “community fee” and a charge for last month's rent. “[Plaintiff Adrienne] Gowen alleges that [defendant] Benchmark's predecessor violated Massachusetts residential landlord/tenant law in two ways: by ... more »
New Zealand HeraldA would-be tenant has been told that strict drug, noise and party rules will be imposed on her by the landlord because she's Brazilian. The woman, who did not want to be named for fear it would affect her chances of renting a property in Auckland, has ... more »
It's a free online legal dictionary search engine for definitions of legal terminology and legal words, legal abbreviations, and legal jargon you may meet when reading legal acts, law books, documents, legal forms and other legal content