Cheated by a Landlord over a Security Deposit?

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Landlord Tenant.

Security Deposit Return

When it comes to security deposits many landlords simply don’t get it. They consider it their own money as soon as they receive it at the beginning of a lease. They think that security deposit money is theirs to use on regular everyday upkeep of the unit. It’s not, that’s what rent money is for.… Read More »

The Court Has Ordered an Eviction, Now What?

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Landlord Tenant.

Pioletti & Pioletti Eviction

You have just won a forcible entry and detainer action in court against your tenant in default. The tenant is still occupying the building. Are you immediately entitled to retake possession? Not so fast. Strange as it may seem, winning an eviction suit does not immediately entitle you to take possession of the property. Once… Read More »