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Self Storage Legal Network Sponsors an Upcoming Webinar

by Holly Robinson July 25, 2012 1:19 PM
As the use of mobile storage containers become more and more widespread, cities around the country are grappling with issues surrounding them. Some of the concerns cover issues such as regulating placements of units on a property. Can a person put a unit in their front yard? Should the units be allowed only in driveways? If units are required to be in a driveway, will that impact the parking spaces in a residential neighborhood? [More]

Legal Issues to Be Aware of in the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens January 21, 2011 11:16 AM
Whenever you go into business you have to be concerned about the law, not necessarily that you might be involved in something illegal (hopefully), but that you may inadvertently violate someone’s rights. That would in turn open you up to a lawsuit that would not only prove costly in legal fees and restitution, but in potential or existing customers when word leaks of your ‘questionable’ business practices. [More]

Understanding the Potential Legal Issues Key to Success in the Self Storage Industry

by Holly Robinson January 13, 2011 8:52 AM
There are enough hoops to jump through in order to get into business, be it a self storage facility or something else. Once you do succeed in getting something up and going though, your legal issues do not stop there. In fact, they tend to grow exponentially. In the self storage industry there are a number of potential legal issues that owners and managers may be faced with on a near daily basis. [More]

ISS World Expo Approaches

by Tony Gonzalez September 24, 2010 11:35 PM
It’s that time of year again -- time for the Inside Self-Storage World Expo, which will be held from Wednesday, Sept. 29, through Friday, Oct. 1 in New Orleans. The ISS World Expo is a wonderful opportunity for self storage professionals to meet, network, and learn about issues ranging from everyday facility maintenance and management, to green building, to financing and legal issues. Dozens of self storage industry suppliers will also be present with product samples and information. [More]

ISS Announces 2010 Expo Will Focus on Self-Storage Legal Issues

by Tony Gonzalez December 29, 2009 6:43 AM
Inside Self Storage has announced that its 2010 World Expo, which will be held in Las Vegas from March 1-3, will focus on legal issues affecting self-storage owners. On the second day of the Expo, Ohio attorney Jeffrey Greenberger will present a four-hour workshop on legal issues, called "Legal Learning Live." Greenberger is a partner at Katz, Greenberger & Norton in Cincinnati, and runs a website dedicated to legal issues affecting the self-storage industry,"Legal Learning Live" will focus on the legal issues that most concern the self-storage industry: lien sales, protecting tenant privacy, vehicle storage, and abandonment of goods and documents. [More]