I received an eviction summons six days before my hearing on November 25 for back rent.
It isn't even 30 days best due. With late charges and other fees it comes to 1858 dollars. I will be receiving a rather large inheritance from a relatives estate. Currently the closing date on this property is scheduled for December 1. I can take these papers to the court to let the judge know this will be happening. Do you think this will be taken into consideration in the judges decision.
I have no where else to move. I am 57 years old and will not have the money to pay to have my things moved. What happens in that case if the judge decides to evict me. I have lived here 6 years and have had to work out payment plans twice before and met my obligation. The company wouldn't do plan this time
Your only real defenses for an eviction are that you paid or if there was some defect with the apartment for which you shouldn't have paid (although withholding your rent is not the proper way of going about that).
If you were only served with the summons six days before your hearing there is a possible case for ineffective service as an eviction summons needs to be served 7 days before the hearing. However, when you received it is not necessarily the day it was served.
I suggest you talk to a competent landlord tenant attorney to see if there is anything that can be done at this time with all of the facts.
I am not your attorney and this is not legal advice.
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