Danville, IN asked in Landlord - Tenant for Indiana

Q: our landlord sent all tenants in our building an eviction notice, they gave us 40 days is this legal

they want to demolish the building is 40 days the proper amount of time

Related Topics:
1 Lawyer Answer

Alexander Florian Steciuch

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

A: In order to be evicted you have to have a court order stating you are being evicted by a certain date and time. In order for the landlord to obtain such an order you have to be served and appear in court for an eviction hearing. What you may have is a notice to quit premises or a notice that the owner intends on demolishing the building. If you are being evicted there will be an eviction notice as part of a complaint with a cause number with the name of the court and the time and date the hearings will be taking place.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.