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What happens if the defendant loses after a demurrer hearing in Eviction Court?: I am evicting a tenant for non payment of rent. What happens if the defendant loses in Eviction court? Does the defendant then get to file their answer or does the judge order an eviction? I have not hired an attorney yet.

Asked 12 days ago in Landlord & Tenant

Jacob’s answer: Generally, if the demurrer is denied, the defendant is given an opportunity to file an answer.

Answered 12 days ago.


Is a residential lease still valid if the landlords last name is mispelled with 2 t's instead of 1 t? Is that enough to allege,: Is that enough to at least allege plaintiff does not have authority to sue unlawful detainer as a point of authority in demurrer?

Asked 12 days ago in Landlord & Tenant

Jacob’s answer: Generally, a misspelling such as placing an extra "t" will be considered by the court as a typographical error.

Answered 12 days ago.


Do weekend's and holiday's count on a three day notice?: The three day notice was posted on my door late Thursday evening and I needed to be at work the following work day, Friday. Does the weekend count towards the three days of the three day notice to pay or quit?

Asked about 1 month ago in Landlord & Tenant

Jacob’s answer: Weekends count towards a 3 day notice. If the expiration date is a legal holiday, or a weekend, then the expiration date extends to the following day

Answered about 1 month ago.