I am currently in the process of having my tenant evicted. I bought a brand new 2 family home 3 months ago. My tenant moved in the same day as me April 17. She is suppose to pay 2500 for 4 bedrooms 3 bath. Paid in the beginning. May came only gave me 660 June only 700. Now it’s july she is not giving me anything. I tried to work with her gave her 30 day notice she agreed in writing she would move, I even got a new tenant but the night before she is suppose to move she tells me she needs 2 more weeks. She has ruined brand new wood floors caused so much Emotional stress an anxiety I need to do something about it. Our mortgage is expensive we have been paying it but I have two small children and at this point I’m worried. She has two big kids one 26 who moved already because he did not want issues and a 17 yo who is still with her. she owes me at this point 5300 in August if she’s not evicted it will be 8000 with the late fees. I’ve had to miss work to deal with these legal issues. I don’t want her to jut get away with it.
She will not have to move until you go to court to evict her. Do this immediately.
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All you can do is retain an experienced landlord-tenant attorney and file for eviction. You can try to sue her for physical damages, but not emotional. She will could also file for Bankruptcy if you get a Judgment against her.
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In addition to the eviction that court can also order the payment of back rent...
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