Greencastle, IN asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Indiana

Q: Have a eviction court date Nov 15th I own trailer and lease lot Can i stop this by paying Can lanlord refuse payment

They are not the nicest people

1 Lawyer Answer

Alexander Florian Steciuch

Answered
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Valparaiso, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: The landlord can refuse to accept payment and continue with the eviction. You could negotiate with the landlord to pay off the owed amount to stop the eviction, but you would need an explicit agreement that the eviction would be withdrawn as part of that payment. Unless you have a valid legal defense to the eviction, the eviction will most likely be granted.

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