I am a landlord and my tenets have missed several payments my place I own is in Cincinnati Ohio. They keep saying they will make up rent but never do..
The law is very tenant friendly. Get a lawyer who specializes in eviction. Figure the process should take 1-3 months.
Give tenants a 3 day notice to leave the premises for failure to pay rent. The notice should be delivered to them personally or posted on the door to the premises. If they do not get out, then on the 4th business day you can file an eviction action in the county court in which the premises are located. The court will schedule a hearing in about 2 weeks, and will typically give them up to a week to gt out. If you own the property in your own name, you can file the eviction yourself. But to avoid mistakes and delays in the process, you should consult an attorney. If it is owned in the name of your company, you must get an attorney. You can find a local real estate attorney here on Avvo at the Find a Lawyer tab.
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You can go to the courthouse and obtain pamphlets about how to do these things. The court clerk may also be able to provide some information.
It is important that you take action to protect your interest. If you continue to allow the tenant to pay rent late, you are establishing a new contract term for payment of late rent. You need to contact an attorney and get an eviction process started. This begins with a 3 day notice to the tenant that you intend to evict them. If you have never done this before, it is critical that you seek legal advice. The eviction process typically takes a couple of weeks to get a court date, then another week for a setout once you have a judgement against the tenant.
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