Murfreesboro, TN asked in Civil Rights for Tennessee

Q: I just received a civil retainer warrant to vacate my apartment (I was unfairly terminated by the owners) A court date

has been set.How long will I have to vacate if I lose the case on the 23rd?

What the procedure

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Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Brentwood, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: If you lose on the 23rd you would have 10 days to vacate or the landlord can file a writ of possession and have the sheriff remove you. Or you could appeal within 10 days should you lose. As for the procedure - that's not a question that can be answered here as it can be complicated. You should consult local counsel for your options/defenses if you think you have been unfairly terminated. And you would be wise to do so sooner rather than later.

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