Simple Steps For Evicting Tenants

  Question: My mother, who has moved out of state, wants me to handle the eviction of tenants who have not paid rent for the past three months and not maintained her house.  What do I need to do?   Answer:  First, you should get a power of attorney from your mother appointing you as her…

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Tenant's Eviction Defenses

  If a tenant has any valid defenses to an eviction action, the tenant should enter a plea of not guilty on or before the initial return hearing.  The trial will take place at the time of the initial return hearing, or the tenant can request a continuance and, if granted, the trial will take place up to…

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