If you feel the legal system, or people in it, are not treating you fairly, you should talk to a local lawyer who knows landlord tenant law and get help right away. The process for defending an eviction, when there are problems with the property, is not an easy one for an ordinary person to understand or handle without help. The Nolo book on landlord tenant rights may help at your nearest bookstore but, frankly, if you want it done right and you need it done now, you really should talk to an attorney who handles cases like this. You may be able to get enough advice in one visit to handle the case yourself after that. Not knowing what to do or how the process really works, though, could cost you your legal rights. Call your local city attorney bar association and ask for a referral to a local landlord tenant law attorney right away. If this answer was helpful, please give it a "Vote Up" below. Ron Burdge, www.BurdgeLaw.com
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