Q: Can a Landlord Lock a commercial tenant out without notice
A: In Virginia with regard to a commercial lease, the terms and conditions that are embodied in the four corners of the lease agreement control the rights and obligations of the parties. If the commercial lease provides that the landlord may change the locks if the tenant does not fulfill a provision of the commercial lease, then that controls and is lawful.
A: I agree with Mr. Maloof and unfortunately those commercial lease agreements are written as such.
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