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Written by attorney David Michael Carrera

Who Can File an Eviction in Florida?

You have a problem tenant who refuses to pay rent or follow the lease, and now it's time to evict. Before starting the eviction process, there is an important issue to consider: Who has the right to file an eviction in Florida? Under the law, the following parties may bring an eviction action:

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The myriad rules governing evictions can be complicated at times. Even a simple concept, such as standing to file suit, requires forethought and planning. The key to a smooth eviction is understanding the law before commencing the case. For that reason, you should seek the advice of an eviction attorney if you have any questions.

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