My husband and I were both fired from the same company at no fault of our own. Due to this, we were unable to pay rent at our apartment. We have received an evictions notice with a hearing date. How long after the hearing will we be forced to move? Is there anything we can do to request for a few extra weeks while we try and pay our debt or try and find another place to live? Should we appear to the hearing even though we are at fault for not paying on time-will this help our case with the judge? What should we expect at the hearing? What would you recommend that we do?
Recommend you contact legal services of northern VA (LSNV.org). There are steps you can take that will buy you a few weeks more. A lawyer at legal aid can walk you through the right steps.
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