No, nor does any other creditor. Your credit report is not a ledger of court actions. It is a repository of your credit and payment history. A consumer who disputes an entry can file a dispute.
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The answer to your question is No. A credit grantor can report negative information without a court order.
I am sorry to hear about the landlord. You probably should deal with this, but small claims is probably the best venue. You can have an attorney help you prepare your paperwork, but the attorney cannot go into court and speak for you.
Look for a competent, KERN COUNTY eviction defense attorney.
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Were you current on your rent? Did you leave a sizable deposit? Did you have a documented agreement with your landlord that the items you left would NOT be discarded? What was the value of your possessions?
If the value of those items is significant, and you had an agreement regarding storage of your items, you may have the basis for a lawsuit based on breach of contract relating to the value of the items.
You would need to determine if it is worth your time and the sizable payment you would likely need for you to retain an attorney to file a civil case in the Superior Court on your behalf.