Morristown, NJ asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Georgia

Q: what happens after lease is terminated but tenant didn't move out.

I am the landlord, lease is terminated with tenant. My lease has plenty for terminating early and hold over fee as well. I notified my tenant with letter and email. He acknowledged. He didn't move out since he wasn't able to get a place. I let him stay due to covid. Know he give me 60 day notice to vacate and he is asking for termination fee. can he do that asking for termination fee even though he didn't move out earlier. Also does terms of lease still apply beside the being a month to month. When he doe move out can i deduct for damages from his lease based on the lease.

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

A: You have made a mistake. Hire a competent attorney to file an eviction action for possession only today. You are only loosing rent monies dealing with the tenant in this fashion.

Michael D. Birchmore agrees with this answer

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