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What remedies exist for illegally evicted tenants in Florida?

Can one get an injunction of reinstatement? Are there criminal sanctions for the instigator of the illegal eviction? Anything else?
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18 year old Step Son

Suppose that a person H lives in the UK. Suppose further that H has a step-son S, who is 18 and who has been threatening and abusive towards H. Suppose H co-owns the property with W, who is H's wife ...
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Is it more common to award landlords eviction order application costs than possession hearing application costs?

It could be argued that a tenant who has no valid grounds of dispute but defies a matured s21 notice and waits for a hearing to leave is simply exercising his rights to stay until asked politely to ...
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what is the reason for ground 5 section 8 evictions? [closed]

Why is there a special p possession ground for properties of religious ministers?
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Does a squatter's executor have tenant rights after the squatter's death?

In California, "Bob" was living rent-free for years in exchange for caretaking and minor repairs. There wasn't any written contract. Six weeks ago, Bob's sister "Sue" began to ...
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UK - Can an executor evict a mentally ill family member engaging in elder abuse?

What are possible options does an executor havve to evict an abusive daughter currently abusing her elderly (possibly senile) mother? Suppose that these key facts are true: The daughter has a history ...
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Duration of illegally terminated tenancy and right to occupancy

Suppose one Is illegally Evicted from their home by an ignorant and zealous landlord. The tenant has some right to use reasonable force to reenter the property, criminal law act 1977 notwithstanding. ...
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How many days do you have to live somewhere in texas before you have residency in a home

A woman has to move in with her parents because she fears becoming homeless while her husband is on probation for a felony DWI. Over 4 years of probation while living there the parents become ...
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Are civil remedies for landlord misconduct mutually exclusive?

Following illegal eviction there may be civil damages under the Protection from Eviction Act 1977, but there may also be Rent Repayment Orders under the Housing and Planning Act 2016. These are two ...
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Is it ever legally permitted for a landlord to withold/seize a tenant's posessions in exchange for owed rent arrears?

From everything I've seen online, it seems not, but I've heard a few credible individuals claim that they are allowed to do that. I think there must be some kernel of truth in it, or I wouldn't have ...
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Is it legal to break into a property from which you are unlawfully evicted by the landlord while they are currently inside if you don’t threaten/harm?

The landlady gave no formal notices or court processes to end my lease or repossess the property. I was out of the property at the gym for less than 2 hours, and returned to find she had hired a ...
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What date can I issue a section 21 notice of eviction

I am looking to issue a notice of eviction (section 21 of the Housing Act 1988) to my tenants. The contract has a break clause that states: "Notwithstanding Schedule 3, this agreement may be ...
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Under what laws did Israel evict Palestinians from their homes?

According to the BBC news last night, the latest violence in Israel / Palestine began after Palestinians were evicted from their homes in favour of Israelis. It seems highly draconian. What laws does ...
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No notice Tenant eviction in North Carolina upon forclosure legal?

I was rvicted from my home by police due to Landlord's property foreclosure. I was given no notice to move by anyone prior to this nor did any formal or informal eviction take place. The lady in the ...
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Certificate of Service for Colorado Notice To Quit

When serving a tenant with a Colorado Notice To Quit, must the Certificate Of Service of the Notice be notarized, either before or after serving the tenant?
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Is there any documentation out there on how to terminate a lease via court procedure for a landlord not ensuring quiet enjoyment in Texas?

I have had a fellow tenant who has engaged in harassment via laser lights, which has resulted in a police report on these tenants who makes lots of notice after 10pm at night and other such nuisance ...
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Isn't a lease violation enough to evict someone in Texas?

I made the mistake of picking one of the worst apartment complexes an educated nuclear family can choose in the state of Texas. I have reported problem neighbors in the past and have been told, "...
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Affidavit as an eviction notice

This is a question exploring a solution to this situation Curious case of real-estate transaction with predatory tenants A seller has entered an agreement with a buyer in the jurisdiction of Nova ...
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Sweden, locked out of my flat share

I moved into this flat 5 months ago, I pay rent to the roommate which has a first hand contract. I gave 2 months notice as required in the contract. I did not pay the last month of rent as the deposit ...
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(CA tenant law question) 3-Day Notice to Cure or Quit, with vague "cure"

I live in a rent-controlled apartment in San Francisco. After my wife and I moved in 22 years ago, the (then) owner/landlord and I came to an agreement that allowed me to use the basement storage ...
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SELF HELP EVICTION OF ADVERSE POSSESSOR [closed]

Can I Forcibly remove an adverse possessor without Notice or and Opportunity to be heard, before time bared by the statute of limitation in Florida.
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How do i evict a son who wont work, pays nothing and is 26 years old. I'm the homeowner [duplicate]

My son is 26, he doesn't work. My wife and I are pensioners. We keep him and he doesn't contribute in any way. We own our house. We have reached the end of our patience and help. How do we get him out ...
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How does one evict a tenant in Arizona if they have a lease/purchase instead of a straight lease? [closed]

I've read there are differences to eviction based on the type of lease/purchase, so if more information is needed please comment. Tenant pays a lease payment each month that includes a monthly rent ...
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How to challenge validity of housing inspections in regards to eviction

Jurisdiction is Western Australia. If a landlord is experiencing financial troubles, and is attempting to evict their tenants on false grounds, in order to increase his sale price or make finding a ...
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What legal processes need to be followed, if any, to get squatters out of a house in Philadelphia?

When their father died, my wife and her two siblings inherited a townhouse in northern Philadelphia. All of them lived outside of Pennsylvania so they were thinking about renting out the property. ...
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What would happen if a tenant's eviction notice got lost in the post, or the tenant claims to not have received it?

I was served 2 months notice to move out of a rental house recently by letter as the landlord wanted their house back. However, a few weeks later and having had no subsequent contact from the estate ...
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Can a parent kick an adult child out of a house that the parents do not own or rent?

I live in Spain. My parents and I live in a house which my grandfather legally owns. I'm 22 years old, and in Spain someone is considered an adult when they turn 18 years old. Could my father kick me ...
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Do I have to move right away if the Unlawful Detainer Judgement is in favor of the defendant?

In California (Los Angeles, specifically) does a person have to move if they are named in an Unlawful Detainer action, they answer the Summons and Complaint and appear, and the judge rules in their (...
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Answering to eviction case with no "final judgement"

I have a friend who has an eviction on his record. I'm trying to help him get it removed since when I looked up the case, there is no "final judgement" or "writ of possession" and it still shows up as ...
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How long does it take to evict a tenant in Georgia for not paying rent?

Various websites describe the tenant eviction process (e.g., http://www.ajc.com/lifestyles/understanding-the-eviction-process-georgia/peHyJ7mMgYEDVns0NXWPVI/). The eviction process includes going to ...
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NSW, Australia. How to kick out a guy in the house who hasn’t paid so many weeks

I am living in Sydney, NSW, Australia. I am head tenant of my house, by which I mean I rent the house. I want to kick out a guy who is living in the house now. He hasn’t paid rent in many weeks; he ...
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What are the laws regarding eviction of adult children from residence in the UK?

What is the process in the UK for parents to evict an adult child that is living at home with them if he refuses to leave willingly?
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How do I properly evict a tenant in NY given these conditions?

I offered a tenant a place to live, gave her the first month free, and started the lease the 2nd month. In the lease she agreed to switch the utilities into her name. She never paid rent and never ...
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