Landlord's Ex-Wife Not Responsible for Lead Paint Condition

LVT Number: #24775

Tenant sued landlord husband and his wife, who was a former co-owner of the building, claiming that her child was injured by lead paint in the apartment. The court dismissed the case against the wife, finding that she wasn't responsible. Tenant appealed and lost. Husband and wife owned the building together in 1999 when tenant moved into the apartment. Her child was born on April 24, 2004. On Aug. 11, 2004, husband and wife signed a post-divorce property settlement agreement.

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