Christine A. Pothering’s Answers

Christine A. Pothering

Seattle Business Attorney.

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  1. If the landlord has filed a notice of a lawsuit to evict, but accepts payment of past due rent is eviction voided?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Elizabeth Rankin Powell
    2. Christine A. Pothering
    2 lawyer answers

    I agree with Ms. Powell. Once the landlord has accepted the pastdue rent, there is no longer a cause for eviction and a court will not evict you. However, as advised, you do need to enter a notice of appearance in the case.

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  2. Renters insurance

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Elizabeth Rankin Powell
    2. Christine A. Pothering
    3. George Costas Andriotis
    3 lawyer answers

    Yes, in Washington, a landlord can require tenants to carry renter's insurance.

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