Nashville, TN asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee

Q: Me and my family have been living in the same house for 15 years and still are. We have rent to own it.

We have a lease and deed from where we are buying it also. The landlord dropped the deed with out us knowing but we was and are still paying on the house still. She dropped it 5 years ago and just told us a few months back that she dropped it. Now her grandson who is not the landlord keeps bring hand written paper by him not her saying we have to move with in 14 days. But he is not the landlord and I know its not suppose to go from anyone but the landlord and the people who are buying the house and we also know that it has to be typed up and brought by a cop. Her grandson has also been walking on the property taking pictures of our home and we have no trespassing posted up also. But he keeps saying he has the right to come over and move us out. What can we possibly do to keep our home? Help me and my family out please!!

1 Lawyer Answer
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: SOL for Detainer has run. Owner can only file suit for Ejectment.

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