Chicago, IL asked in Criminal Law and Landlord - Tenant for Ohio

Q: Neighbor smoking crack meth in duplex . It's coming thru our walls making us sick. What's our rights??

He does it all day all night. Has MM card so police won't do anything. But in Ohio it's against law to smoke MM or burn it. We talked to him he said he will do whatever he wants. It makes my grandkids sick too. What do we do

1 Lawyer Answer
Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Have you spoken to the landlord? Drug use is a reason a tenant can be evicted and landlords generally do not like it because they can actually be criminally liable for permitting drug abuse once it is brought to their attention.

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