Took in a friend and her boyfriend who where homeless. They punched holes in my walls stole from me sold my property for drugs the femle was also selling herself and trying to conduct her own escort services from my home. They started out living on the third floor in a bedroom which became completely unliveable then they moved to the second floor in my house and destroyed that room as well before they moved to my living room destroyinf that room and finally they moved to my basement and my laundry room and destroyed those rooms there was so much trash and clothing that we had to remove the cops told us to put it in bags and set it outside on our property which we did and people came by and they picked in those bags and we kept trying to clean it up so now they're trying to sue over kicking them out illegally and throwing out their stuff when i obeyed what the cops told me to do and i called the cops to have them removed because they were threatening myself and my fiancé going as far as threatening to stab my fiance because she was unwilling to sell her body for 100 dollars.
Yes, of course you can be sued under the circumstances.
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I agree you could be sued. If you have allowed people to live in your home, you cannot just throw them and/or their possessions out of the house. You have most likely created a landlord tenant situation. In that case, You must through the court to get them out. If you were threatened you could get a restraining order whereby they have to stay away from the house, but again, you have to go through the court.
Hello! My firm is located in Stratford and we handle landlord/tenant law. I agree with the other attorneys answering here. You created a situation where any way you look at it, you are losing. Yes, they can, and most likely will sue you for illegally evicting them. You need to consult with a landlord tenant attorney sooner than later to prepare. I recommend contacting any of us who answer here and/or utilizing the Find A Lawyer function on this site for further assistance.
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My guess is that they probably cannot come up with the filing fee. Wait and see if they file a case and have you served.
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As the old saying goes, no good deed goes unpunished. You can be sued by anyone for anything at any time.
Police officers are not lawyers and taking legal advice from police officers - especially about non-criminal issues - is not a good practice. Police officers receive a little bit of training regarding criminal law. They have no particular training in civil law or landlord-tenant law, so their opinion regarding what you should do is no better than any other random person who might offer an opinion.
I hope that you took pictures of the damage your "friends" did and kept receipts for any repairs. If the case goes to court you will certainly want to file a counterclaim.
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