Forest Park, GA asked in Landlord - Tenant for Georgia

Q: What's the eviction process during the pandemic?

Tenant has failed to pay rent for 2 months. With the month of May around the corner, if he doesn't pay he will be 3 months behind. Prior to this pandemic he always paid late and now he just won't pay at all. I've issued him a Pay Rent or Quit notice which gave him 7 days to pay and still have't received full or partial payments.

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Paula J. Mcgill
Paula J. Mcgill
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Marietta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: The next step is to file the dispossessory. Some Magistrate courts allow e-file. If e-file isn't an option, you may be able to hand deliver it or mail it.

If you are still uncertain about the process, you can contact me

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