Flynn Law Group is an award-winning team of seasoned property attorneys specializing in residential and commercial landlord-tenant law. Throughout New England, we build trusting relationships with our clients by providing fair-cost representation and getting results—both in and outside the courtroom.
Medical Marijuana: Federal vs. State Laws From coast to coast, states are passing laws around marijuana use. From Washington and Colorado legalizing recreational pot use the drug is changing the face of the legal landscape. Clearly, there is a trend spreading across the country in which more and more states are either outright legalizing or decriminalizing certain amounts of marijuana. So if you have tenants using marijuana in your Development, what law controls, state or federal?
This seminar will include addressing victims and the course of action you would take at your property.Additionally, we will be discussing issues related to domestic violence and the Federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).Which prohibits evictions of victims of domestic violence because of disturbances or damages that are caused by acts of domestic violence. We will also describe how VAWA allows for a landlord to bifurcate a tenancy and evict only the perpetrator of domestic violence, while sparing the victim of domestic violence from being subject to the eviction action.