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Our landlord is evicting and i don't know what legal action i can take?

Martinsville, VA |

our land lord has came into our apartment several times without our permission, there was a stain on the carpet and the apartment was a little messy not filthy just messy, also she disclosed information to my mother about our eviction and my mother and her got into an argument about it, She also doesn't allow anyone to visit or stay the night and continues to make a huge scene everything someone comes over our lease says as long as no one stays longer than a night its okay.These are the reasons she gave us for evicting us and i was wondering if this was legal?

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Sounds like your landlord has breached the covenant of quiet enjoyment.

A breach of the covenant occurs when the landlord acts in such a way to interfere with the tenants peaceful "possesion." By "causing a scene" when people come over she is interfering.

You should consult an attorney for additional information, and possible remedies available from her.

Good Luck and if you need further information, feel free to contact me.
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