In Indiana, a motel manager cannot typically lock out a tenant without following the proper legal eviction process. Engaging in a "self-help" eviction, such as changing locks or physically removing a tenant, is generally illegal and can result in legal consequences. The legal eviction...View More
If a family member refuses to remove a camper and personal items from your property after being given notice, you may have legal remedies available. Typically, the next step involves initiating a formal eviction process through your local court. After obtaining a court order, if the family member...View More
In Indiana, a landlord generally cannot force you to use automatic payments for rent unless you have agreed to this method of payment in your lease agreement. If your lease does not specify that automatic payments are required, the landlord usually cannot mandate this payment method. Some landlords...View More
In Indiana, if you've been a victim of an illegal eviction, you may be eligible to recover various types of damages. These can encompass actual financial losses related to the eviction, punitive damages if the landlord's actions were particularly wrongful, attorney's fees and court...View More
When a landlord refuses to accept rent payment in Indiana, it can create a challenging situation for tenants. It's essential to document all attempts to pay rent, including copies of checks or money orders and any communication with the landlord. Start by sending a written letter or email to...View More
A landlord generally does not have the authority to allow Rent-A-Center or any other third party to enter your home without your permission to repossess items, even if you're behind on payments. Landlords have certain responsibilities and limitations when it comes to entering rental...View More
Typically, police don't evict people. That's something a landlord does. While telling police might draw some scrutiny from police seeking to file criminal charges against you, telling the landlord would be the more effective way to get you evicted.
When a case is moved to the plenary docket, it signifies that it is transitioning to the stage where a full trial or hearing on the merits will take place. In the context of an eviction case, it means that both parties will have the opportunity to present their respective arguments and evidence...View More
[Indiana] - My brother-in-law wants to sell me a house that his ex-girlfriend and biological daughter reside in. There is no lease in place, nor formal rental agreement. If I purchase this house, can I ask the ex-girlfriend to leave or is there a formal "eviction" process that I need to do?
You can always ask, but you must commence a formal eviction if she chooses not to go. Evicting family is never easy, and courts (at least from my New York perspective) are sometimes sympathetic to tenants in these situations, so you should speak to an attorney to discuss your possible outcomes and...View More
Landlord agreed to rent to own for $110,000. Landlord got a different mortgage on a new home they purchased and said they couldnt have this house( the one I was already renting to own for 5 years) as a rent to own anymore. Can I take them to court for the money I put into owning the house since... View More
Your rent-to-own contract should outline your rights and remedies. Assuming an attorney represented you when you entered into that agreement, you should speak to that attorney for advice. If you had no attorney, from my NY perspective, unless your contract prohibits it, you would need to bring an...View More
Mi fiancé rents to own a trailar and in December it will be his however he’s been paying for it for 6 years and 6 years ago he was with his ex they was never married but he added her to the lease. She moved out a year ago and I moved in and it’s been nothing but hell how can we get her off the... View More
Me and my wife was married, divorced 5 years now but have been in a relationship during those 5years I own My own business Repairs on R.Vs The property my business is on is in my ex wifes name and now that we have went see ways shes evicting me from my business with property purchased by both of... View More
My boyfriends mother resides with us. She called and reported a domestic dispute between she and her son. The cops issued no arrests or charges. She stated she plans to press charges. I will issue a notice for her to leave tomorrow. Due to the situation can I expedite the timeframe.
Generally, you will need to provide a written notice to the tenant, giving them a certain number of days to vacate the property. The required notice period can depend on the reason for eviction, such as non-payment of rent or violation of the lease terms.
I moved into an apartment with my girlfriend, both our names are on the lease. She ended up cheating on me and moving out after 2 weeks of living here. She says that she will not pay any rent and so far has refused to. The leasing office informed us on during the signing process on numerous... View More
It's possible that you have a suit against her for contribution, but just because you can sue someone doesn't mean that you are going to get anything from her. See a local lawyer for advice. This is not a criminal matter.
I received proceedings supplemental in May of this year for $9000 the original judgement was for $6000 dollars. I had no idea about the judgment as I was never served papers and never notified of any judgement against me. Will I be able to fight the interest accrued?
Depending on the specific facts, it could be an antitrust violation known as price fixing. To find out more, contact an attorney who practices in the area of antitrust or the Indiana Attorney General's office.
You posted this under landlord-tenant law but you are asking about a power of attorney. You need to provide more details before anyone can provide a meaningful response. Questions that you should address when you repost this include:
Co owner financed shed, filed chapter 7, property sold to me as is by trustee. Can co owner now remove said shed? Shed was exempted under bankruptcy as part of this property. Co owner being evicted and wants shed. I've paid all taxes for shed and it is listed as part of this property sold... View More
When an improvement (e.g., that shed, or a house built on the property) is made to real property, it often becomes part of the real estate, i.e., a "fixture". When that happens, a conveyance of the property normally includes fixtures.
Your state's laws determine what might...View More
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