Summary Process

SUMMARY PROCESS - TENANT/LANDLORD LAW

14 DAY NOTICE - A notice, required by law, to be given to a tenant or tenants, informing them that they have 14 days to pay rent or landlord will go to court.

30 DAY NOTICE - A notice, required by law, to be given to a tenant or tenants, 30 days before the next rent is due, informing them that the landlord wants possession of the premises.

10 DAY NOTICE - A notice given to a tenant or tenants to move from a premises. Usually given for drug arrest/conviction or trespassers.

SUMMARY PROCESS WRIT - Legal document requiring a tenant or tenants to appear in court to answer the charges of the landlord.

48 HOUR NOTICE - A legal notice required by law, served on a tenant or tenants at least 48 hours prior to a court ordered residential eviction. The notice must contain the date, and time of the eviction and deputy name.

MOTIONS - Housing court motions notify parties to appear in court for a specific hearing.

PRE-EVICTION TALK OUTS - Once an execution for possession has been issued and placed in a deputy's hands for enforcement, some offices extend a courtesy of giving the defendant an opportunity to move out on their own. This is not required but does save clients money if defendant moves.