Q: I need to know how to write an "Order" for the Judge so the case can be moved from an eviction to a civil matter?
Appeal Court and third hearing, both Judges have made it understood there is more to this case and want to hear more from me before deciding.
I have a MOUNTIAN of evidence to prove my side and Judge will need "Order" to throw it out.
A: First, and eviction IS a civil matter. (Everything that is not criminal is a civil matter.) Unfortunately, there is absolutely no way to know what actions are necessary without reviewing the whole file to figure out what the problem(s) is. Frequently when a judge says that there is "more to" the case than an eviction, it means that there is a claim to title, which cannot be resolved in an eviction proceeding. If that's the case, the court will typically dismiss the eviction. If that didn't happen, then you need a lawyer to review the case and determine what needs to be done. Even a "mountain" of evidence won't help if it's not relevant, not in an admissible form, or not properly offered.
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.