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Landlords May Want To Pursue Tenants for Holdover Damages As Well As Other Damages

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Tenant Damage, Collections, Holdover Damages / Comments

After a landlord has had her rental property returned through an eviction action or the tenant vacating of their own accord, a landlord has the option of pursuing the ex-tenant for money damages.  I have explained in previous posts, that a typical eviction lawsuit includes three causes of actions against the tenant.  First, return of the rental property ("eviction").  Second, a claim for past due rent and other fees allowed under the ...

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