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- Terri Hare, Gumenick Properties

Landlord-Tenant Law

For decades, Godwin-Jones & Price, P.C. has zeroed in on the legal needs of landlords in metro Richmond and in the wider Central Virginia region, including Fredericksburg, Charlottesville, and Petersburg.  Our tenure is built upon a reliable foundation of experience and an enduring attention to your individual needs.

Our practice is built on the strong relationships that we have forged with our clients, assisting them in all aspects of property management.

Our attorneys partner with landlords to guide you through the full cycle of business, from acquiring properties to managing your daily legal challenges.  We become a part of your management team, keeping you informed on the status of your cases and strategically prepared to assist you to operate a profitable, legally sound business.

Appearing in court with an attorney from Godwin-Jones & Price on your side provides you with an instant advantage.  We go to court on nearly a daily basis and we are prepared for the unexpected.  We know how to optimize the courtroom procedures provided in the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act to achieve the best result for you in court.  Unlike non-lawyers, we practice law—making motions, questioning witnesses, and advocating your best position.  Isn’t it just smarter to go to court with a lawyer on your side?

Godwin-Jones & Price, P.C. provides the following services:

  • Advising on compliance with Virginia law
  • Reviewing leases, contracts, and notices
  • Answering daily property management questions
  • Responding to breach of contract or lease violation issues
  • Troubleshooting problem tenant issues
  • Filing monthly unlawful detainers
  • Representing your property in court while you remain in your office
  • Providing optimum court dates
  • Resolving claims against you or your property
  • Collecting delinquent accounts
  • Advising you when your tenants file for bankruptcy
  • Bringing conflicts to a timely resolution

Our attorneys have also developed a lease package for landlords with fewer properties.  The package contains an attorney-drafted lease, application, addenda, and commonly used notices.  Please contact us at or 804-353-5163 for more information.

VRLTA education

We also provide comprehensive training for corporate teams and individuals on compliance with the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (VRLTA).

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Contact landlord-tenant lawyers in Central Virginia

The lawyers of Godwin-Jones & Price, P.C. understand that every landlord-tenant situation is unique.  For guidance with your particular circumstance, we encourage you contact us at 804-353-5163, or by email at

Our law firm has been providing superior legal services for more than 30 years to Central Virginia communities, including:

  • Albemarle County
  • Chesterfield County
  • Colonial Heights
  • Hanover County
  • Henrico County
  • Hopewell
  • King William County
  • Mechanicsville
  • Midlothian
  • Powhatan
  • Prince George County
  • Stafford County
  • City of Fredericksburg
  • City of Petersburg
  • City of Richmond