Jackson, MS asked in Contracts, Intellectual Property, Municipal Law and Landlord - Tenant for Mississippi

Q: What legal action can I take against my apartment complex for neighbors disturbing the peace.

I've contacted the property manager and the regional manager and they've been dragging their feet on the issue. The problem has been going on for the past 6 months..

1 Lawyer Answer
Griffin Klema
Griffin Klema
Answered

A: Depending on what your state's law provides for noise ordinances, nuisances, or disorderly conduct, you may be able to pursue a civil action against the tenants under a theory of "negligence per se."

As for the property owner or management company, they too may be liable under similar legal theories. You may be able to pursue such matters in small claims court, seeking an injunction and possibly also damages.

I recommend you discuss the above possibilities with a lawyer licensed in Mississippi.

Good luck!

Griffin Klema

https://klemalaw.com

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