How long do I have after losing a rehearing by default?
I fell behind again and this time wasn't able to pay all dues. I needed time to hopefully find another place and filed for an appeal with the affidavit of inability to pay. The case got handed to the county court. The day of hearing I was late by a few a minutes and the judgement declared I pay the bond. I filed for a rehearing and received the mail from court one day before the rehearing date. I tried calling the court but they were closed. I couldn't miss work the next day on such short notice and wasn't able to attend. Would there be anything I could do here? How long before the sheriff comes knocking?
I don't mean to give the apartment a hard time, nor waste the courts time. My mother depends on me and I simply want us to move to another place but it has been difficult.
1 attorney answer
Generally they could seek a writ of possession immediately after the appeal hearing
This is an areas that Dane O'Brien provides consultation and reasonably priced legal services in. Although Avvo makes it clear to consumers that attorney answers to questions are for general purposes only and do not establish an attorney-client relationship, some attorneys prefer to add their own disclaimers to answers. You can set your custom disclaimer here and it will be automatically added to your answers. Do NOT include any direct solicitations or contact information.