Atlanta, GA asked in Landlord - Tenant for New Jersey

Q: renters didnt pay NJ rent 2020 and moved out w no response how do i sue on my own - over 20k

no response from address I found on file

stopped pay rent march 2020 when Murphy said it was okay. They moved out in Dec 2020. They claim that they are in a mental facility and the husband was deported. they also have foster children paid by state and also have family owned business. how can we sue on our own. I know it will be too much money if i paid lawyer.

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Morris Leo Greb
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Morris Leo Greb
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  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Rockaway, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: You can file a complaint. Because of the amount due you will need to file in Superior Court. If you only sue for 15K, you will be able to file suit in Special Civil part. Go to NJ Courts.org. You will need a good address to use to be able to have the complaint served.

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