Sparta, NJ asked in Animal / Dog Law and Landlord - Tenant for New Jersey

Q: Was it legal of my landlord to give me less than a week to get rid of my dog?

I live in an apartment in NewJersey. I have received a letter from my landlord telling my to get rid of my service dog in less than a week or else i will be evicted, is this legal? Can i take legal action against my landlord?

1 Lawyer Answer
Marcel Wurms
Marcel Wurms
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Lodi, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Landlords may not evict a tenant who houses a qualified service dogs.

You can disregard the letter. If he does take you to court, bring your medical diagnosis and the dog's certification.

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