Leases : who bears the burden of proof for damage during the tenancy ?

Published on 31 march 2023

In a ruling handed down on 25 January 2023, the Third Civil Chamber of the French Supreme Court (Cour de cassation) reiterated that the burden of proof for any damage caused during the lessee's tenancy lies with the lessee, even in the absence of an initial inventory of fixtures.

Read the full article by Agathe de Chazal, managing attorney, for Eurojuris on this subject.

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