I have a neighbor who lives across the street from me and they have 5 kids who run around the street barefoot and not supervision..they play on the roof of a storage unit( I have pics) I’ve seen the m walk down the street and come back with trash or stuff from other peoples yards which is stealing and the mom has stolen my down stairs neighbors check book and took all her $$ from her account and she’s still not in jail..they are pound all hrs of the day yelling swearing loins music...the kids cause trouble with other people in the neighborhood and they always call the cops..I can’t even go outside with my 5 yr old and 3 yr old cuz of them...what can I do?? They were supposedly been told to leave by the landlord but I guess they must be doing or saying something to keep him from doing so...
If you are also a renter, and your landlord is different from the one across the street, there is nothing effective you can do legally to force them to move. Technically as a tenant you might be able to file a "private nuisance" action against the neighbor, but it would be an expensive, lengthly, and far from certain to succeed proposition. Your best bet is to keep filing police reports and making noise complaints to give that landlord cause to evict them. Eventually the police will tell the landlord he should. Some of what you describe isn't actually illegal though, so make sure to pick your battles.
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