Q: Plaintiff dismiss case. of eviction/ monies owed. Illegally evicted me then put a balance on my credit. what can i do?
Case was dismissed August 2020, My lease was not up until Sept 2020. I started to move my things to a new apt and when i returned that Sunday the locks were changed. I had not turn in the keys to the residence.
You may have a claim for wrongful eviction (lockout), conversion (keeping your items locked inside), breach of contract (your lease had not expired), trespass, and/or negligence.
You should contact a lawyer as soon as possible to schedule a consultation.
The lawyer may be able to write a demand letter and obtain a settlement before a lawsuit is necessary.
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