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2020 Advanced Landlord-Tenant Practice in Missouri

Total Credits: 1.0 MCLE, 1.0 Kansas Credit

Practice Area:
General Practice |  Real Property
Access for 1 year(s) after program date.




Discussion will include: 

  • Recent cases involving landlord tenant disputes 

  • How recent court decisions have affected the practice of landlord tenant law 

  • Recent experiences in trying landlord tenant cases other than routine rent and possession cases 

  • Examples of how trial judges are applying the recent landlord tenant cases as well as the not so recent statutes that have been enacted dealing with evictions 

  • Some unusual issues that the practitioner may encounter in the course of representing a client in a landlord tenant matter as well as attorney client relations in a landlord tenant case 

  • Evolving law relating to the implied warranty of habitability and the current application of the implied warranty of habitability as both a defense and the basis of a cause of action 

  • Dispel some common myths about landlord tenant law so you can be prepared to rebut those myths 

  • Exculpatory clauses in leases and what clauses can be enforced and what clauses cannot be enforced 

  • Some actual trials involving the issues above and share the ‘Judge's Findings of Fact and Conclusion of Law and Judgment’ in those cases 

  • Different methods of eviction in Missouri including 

              * rent & possession 

              * unlawful detainer 

              * “immediate” eviction 

  • Abandonment and tenant defenses 

Speaker:  Robert J. WiseAttorney at LawKansas City 

Moderator: Jessica McKeeAttorney at Law, Columbia



Robert Wise's Profile

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Attorney At Law

Robert J. Wise has practiced law in Missouri since 1975 when he graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia Law School. He specializes in representing rental property owners and managers. He is a frequent speaker to property owners and attorneys on landlord-tenant law, collections, Fair Housing, and related areas and has spoken to Solo & Small firm regarding operating a law office from home. From 1999-2003 he was the executive director of the Missouri Apartment Association. He also currently serves as the executive director of Mid-America Crime Free which educates landlords and managers about crime prevention in rental housing.


Wed, Dec 09, 2020 - 12:00pm to 12:50pm CST

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