Orlando, FL asked in Civil Litigation, Real Estate Law, Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Florida

Q: If my girlfriend and I are both on the lease and in an eviction lawsuit and she moved out completely, what can I do

My girlfriend and I split up and she moved out of the condo we rent, in the middle of an eviction lawsuit with our landlord. They are trying to evict us because I found mold inside while doing repair work like painting and patching holes and i have MULTIPLE health issues due to mold exposure and I hired a license mold inspector to test it and it came back stachybotrys and other toxic mold. So I hired an attorney because we have been served a 7 day non curable notice , also a 3 day notice and now the 5 day summons and the 5th day was Friday the 13th. Lol and that's when my attorney sent our defense to the courts. So can i change the locks and send my landlord a copy of the key since my ex took absolutely everything and I mean EVERYTHING.... and left this place a disaster. She moved to Georgia . And withher moving and or moving out of state from Florida since both of us on the same lease will that affect the lawsuit against us and can I remove her from my Countersuit

1 Lawyer Answer
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

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