Springfield, MO asked in Landlord - Tenant for Missouri

Q: I just got served with a court paper that the deputy said I had until midnight tomorrow to be out is this legal

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Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
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  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: Obviously, I do not know all of the facts. If a judgment was entered against you and the sheriff came to give you notice to vacate before carrying out the judgment but returning possession to the landlord then it's "legal." It takes a lawsuit, service or posting of the summons, and a judgment. You didn't mention whether those things occured.

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