Posts Tagged ‘Eviction Process’

Young tenant is in shock reading an eviction notice from her landlord.

What are a Tenant’s Rights During an Eviction?

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Receiving an eviction notice is jarring, if not devastating. Even if you knew it was coming, the idea of losing your home can cause instant panic. But before you make any big decisions, it’s important to know what your rights are read more

Roommate Eviction Explained

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Roommate eviction is not pleasant, but it’s a normal part of apartment living. Sometimes things just don’t work out, but instead of leaving voluntarily, you have to use the court system to get someone to leave. It’s difficult to live with a roommate as you’re trying to evict them, or vice versa, and trying to […] read more

Section 8 Eviction Explained

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A Section 8 eviction of a tenant receiving benefits under the program is different from a typical eviction. Primarily, the presence of the government and rules of the Section 8 program provide only a few grounds for evicting a tenant, making it more difficult. However, despite these difficulties and the presence of the government in […] read more

3 Circumstances to Hire an Eviction Lawyer

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An eviction lawyer can help you to avoid temporary loss of shelter, as well as loss of a security deposit and additional monies that your landlord might sue you for. If you are successful at fighting an eviction, you’ll prevent future rental application denials or setbacks. Prospective landlords do take evictions into consideration when reviewing […] read more

Understanding an Eviction Letter

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Understanding an eviction letter is important, especially if you feel you’ve been wrongfully evicted. Laws for eviction differ from state to state; yet, eviction letters, in all states, are the written documents that are required to begin the eviction process. Legal Grounds to Execute an Eviction Letter For an eviction letter to be served, the […] read more

4 Useful Eviction Laws to Know

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Eviction laws vary from state to state and can even be different within a state. Nevertheless, there are several general guidelines that apply to eviction that are helpful in knowing with respect to the process. # 1 – Written Notice is Required in Order to Evict Typically, to begin the eviction process, a landlord must send an […] read more

A Step-by-Step Guide to the Eviction Process

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The eviction process varies from state to state. It can even vary from city to city, town to town. However, the procedure is generally the same in every jurisdiction. Most importantly, if you are faced with an eviction, you should seek an experienced lawyer immediately. You may have only a few days to protect yourself, and such […] read more