Phoenix, AZ asked in Real Estate Law for Idaho

Q: We recently went to court for an eviction. We were told by our property manager that we have to represent ourselves.

We have a signed document from the judge stating that a specific third party organization will pay us September rent for our tenant, made payable to my husband and I, mailed to our house post mark dated by the 13th. If this was not followed it was grounds for an immediate writ of execution. We just received word from our property manager that he received a check from the third party and deposited it into our rental bank account. Because this third party did not send the check directly to us like stated in the signed agreement by the judge, is that grounds for default?

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Kevin M Rogers
Kevin M Rogers
  • Boise, ID
  • Licensed in Idaho

A: This is not true. You have the right to have legal counsel and I recommend you do! The ONLY legal actions I can think of in which you must represent yourself are if they sued you for back rent in small claims court and ?

Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer

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