Sapulpa, OK asked in Contracts, Animal / Dog Law and Landlord - Tenant for Missouri

Q: Tenant rights In Missouri on service animals in housing where pets are allowed but I’m being evicted .

She walked into my fiancé home with no notice after calling him asking if he’s home and he had a dog. No he’s not home and no dog. He’s my service animal I have psychological disabilities . I was added on lease 2 weeks ago. So she comes in the home knowing he’s not home well I am n my room laying w my service animal she opens my door and my animal freaks out and so doni . Yells at me tells me he’s a dog now tries to evict me tries to explain my disability until my chest starts hurting. She tells me he’s not on application there is no service animal question to add. I’m there on temporary basis with my son . And she lets people in my home without asking for I.d. And to see if they are on lease. Please help location is Springfield Missouri . Greene county

2 Lawyer Answers

Ronald J. Eisenberg

Answered
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: You could hire a lawyer to write a letter explaining the law and your position. I don't think this is a matter that you will end up litigating on your own. Best wishes.

Ronald J. Eisenberg

Answered
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: Also, if a lawsuit has been filed against you, you must retain counsel or show up at court. Otherwise, a default judgment may be issued against you.

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