We are normally able to complete Residential Tenant Evictions in 4 weeks or less once required preliminary notices have matured.
You may be required to be present in court. Less than 50% of Evictions require a court hearing. Court hearings, if needed, are usually 30 minute procedures with your attorney handling most activity.
Normally, yes, but sometimes based upon a Tenant’s written answer, the Judge may want a preliminary hearing to determine how much the Tenant must deposit.
Yes, if the Tenant gives a Landlord at least 7 days written notice prior to rent being due requiring the Landlord to correct a deficiency in the premises. You may still be able to evict the Tenant if the Court finds that the Tenant did not give the Notice properly or if there is no legal deficiency at the premises.
Florida Statutes, 83.53, provides that a Tenant cannot unreasonably withhold consent for Landlord inspection of the premises and repairs, however, proper and timely notices must be given to the Tenant.
Any lease provision which doesn’t require a court supervised eviction is illegal and unenforceable. Self help re-possession by a Landlord in Florida is strictly prohibited by Florida Statutes, 83.67. Violation of this statute by a Landlord can be very costly.
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