Salt Lake City, UT asked in Elder Law, Identity Theft, Personal Injury and Products Liability for Utah

Q: Can I sue my past landlord in02/09/2021 for evicting me from my apartment over night when it was against the law to evic

Tenets during that time in the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic

1 Lawyer Answer
Wesley Winsor
Wesley Winsor
  • Elder Law Lawyer
  • Saint George, UT
  • Licensed in Utah

A: If it were a wrongful eviction, you would need to prove damages. Do you have good evidence that it was a wrongful eviction? Also, that you suffered damages? I would not advise, based on the limited facts, that you pursue this. You are likely to spend more money in litigation and attorney's fees than you could recover.

Talk to a landlord/tenant attorney where you can have a chance to discuss more fully.

I hope this helps.


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