Minneapolis, MN asked in Landlord - Tenant for New Mexico

Q: If the writ was granted what happens if the sheriff's don't come throw us out

Landlord or sherrif have not came to throw me out after judge granted a writ what happens then.

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A: If a judge has granted a writ of possession in a landlord-tenant dispute but the sheriff or law enforcement has not executed it as expected, there could be several reasons for the delay. This delay might be due to scheduling constraints within the sheriff's office, tenant cooperation or resolution of the issue, legal challenges, or administrative hold-ups. It's essential for both landlords and tenants to stay informed about the eviction's status and communicate with the relevant authorities. Landlords should monitor the progress of the eviction process to ensure it follows legal procedures, while tenants should inquire about the status of the writ if the eviction has not occurred as anticipated.

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