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Scott Zucker is a partner in the Atlanta law firm of Weissmann Zucker Euster Morochnik P.C. where he specializes in real estate and business litigation. Scott represents self storage owners and managers throughout the country on legal matters including property development, facility construction, lease preparation, employment policies and tenant claims defense. He also provides, on a consulting basis, advice to self storage companies in the areas of foreclosure and lien sales, premises liability and loss control safeguards. Mr. Zucker acts as legal counsel to numerous state storage associations, is a frequent lecturer at national self storage conventions and is a contributing legal writer for trade magazines such as the Mini-Storage Messenger and Inside Self Storage. Scott is the author of Legal Topics in Self Storage: A Sourcebook for Owners and Managers. He is also a partner in the Self Storage Legal Network, a subscription-based legal information service for self storage owners and managers.
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Self Storage Not Wanted!

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Self Storage Not Wanted!
First it was Mayor DeBlazio supporting no self storage development in the Industrial Business Zones in New York. Next came the moratorium in Florida prohibiting self storage development along Highway 41.
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| Categories: Legislative / Regulatory | Tags: Self Storage Development , Government , Opposition | Comments: (0) | View Count: (146)
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Limited Lines Licensing for Self Storage

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Limited Lines Licensing for Self Storage
Over twenty states currently include a limited lines insurance program that specifically allows self storage operators to obtain an insurance license to sell tenant insurance (for loss or damage to stored goods) directly to their customers and to be entitled to receive a commission for the sale.
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| Categories: Legal, Legislative / Regulatory | Tags: Limited Lines , Insurance , Tenant Insurance , Legislation | Comments: (0) | View Count: (411)
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Tenant Lease Termination

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Even though self storage facilities are constantly working to increase their occupancies, sometimes a self storage operator must make the decision to terminate the lease of a paying tenant. It may be that the tenant is using the rented space in violation of the rental agreement’s use provision or maybe the tenant is belligerent to the managers.
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| Categories: Legal | Tags: Eviction , Legal , Lease Termination | Comments: (0) | View Count: (358)
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ADA Drive-By Lawsuits

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ADA Drive-By Lawsuits
You know a topic is relevant when “60 Minutes” runs a story on the topic. Their program titled “Drive-By Lawsuits” that aired in early December explained how the Americans with Disabilities Act has resulted in hundreds if not thousands of lawsuits where individuals have filed complaints against businesses not as actual customers, but based solely on a drive-by of the property or worse yet, by viewing the property on Google Maps and basing a claim on what is seen only from the computer screen.
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| Categories: Legal | Tags: Legal , ADA , Self Storage Lawsuits | Comments: (0) | View Count: (195)
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