In 2005, during a money draining divorce, I bounced my rent check. I was given a notice to have a cashier's check to the rental management office by 5 P.M. I did so, they were never there so I dropped it in the drop box. Next day, I've got eviction notices on my door. They said I didn't make it by 5. Anyway, I didn't go to court because I was not notified. The hearing took place, judgement against me. In the interim, I paid the rent through the courts as directed, rent plus fees. In the end, the landlord said I could stay if I paid court fees, late fees, etc. I did. I lived there for another year and a half. I didn't even realize I had a record until the other day. On paper, I was evicted, but I remained there with owner's consent and paid til my lease was up. What can I do?
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