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Kurt Isaac Wilhelm

Gloucester Real Estate Attorney.

Contributor Level 5
  1. I have NO mailing address for my Landlord.

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Kurt Isaac Wilhelm
    1 lawyer answer

    Quickest answer is to call the city assessor's office. They can tell you who the owner of record is (based on information city obtains from Registry of Deeds) and the address that real estate tax bills are mailed to.

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  2. Is a "motion to vacate" a small claims judgment automatically granted?

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Christopher W. Vaughn-Martel
    2. Jeffrey K. Varszegi
    3. Kurt Isaac Wilhelm
    3 lawyer answers

    It sounds as though landlady defaulted. Motions to vacate a default judgment are granted more often than not for almost any reason. Unfortunately, if her motion is granted, many of the pre-judgment remedies available in regular civil actions, such as real estate attachments, are not available for small claims. If the landlady's motion is denied (or granted but you win at the small claim trial), you should request an "execution" as soon as possible and contact the sheriff's office to have them...