West Headnote of the Day – October 21, 2010

October 21, 2010

West's Key 233 Landlord and Tenant
West's Key 233VIII Rent and Advances
West's Key 233VIII(A) Rights and Liabilities
West's Key 233k199.5 k. Particular Grounds of Discharge from Liability.

233 Landlord and TenantAlthough parrot is “domesticated animal,” tenant, complaining of another tenant’s parrot, could not excuse nonpayment of rent by invoking provision in lease forbidding domesticated animals; such provision being for landlord’s benefit.
K. G. O. Const. Co. v. King, 171 A. 164 (N.J. Dist. Ct. 1934)

Suggested by David Marck; Castano Quigley LLC; West Caldwell, NJ