Kansas City, MO asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Kansas

Q: Can I limit my liability as cosigner in a multi-tenant lease, with an addendum stating liability limits in dollar value?

being asked to co-sign for my son in a apartment lease that he will be sharing with two other boys. The landlord has agreed to an addendum that will state a limited liability equal to his portion of the rent over the life of the lease. Can this be accomplished ?

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Rick Davis
Rick Davis
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  • Kansas City, MO
  • Licensed in Kansas

A: Yes, if both parties agree you can draft an addendum to provide that you are guaranteeing only a portion of the total rent. As long as both parties sign it, it would be enforceable to limit your liability.

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