Chapter 14: Using the Court System

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Gary Allen

Many tenants have been successful in court, but the court system may be challenging and unfamiliar. It has its own rules and procedures.

Many issues can also be resolved outside the court system. When evaluating your case, you should consider whether you have tried all the reasonable alternatives before filing a law suit. For more see When to Take Your Landlord to Court - Resolving Your Problem Outside the Court System

Whether you are facing an eviction, or bringing a lawsuit against your landlord, the more you know about how courts work, the better. The purpose of this chapter is to give you some basic information about the court system.

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Chapter 14: Using the Court System (May 2017).


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