Evictions are a part of every real estate portfolio, it's not a matter of IF, but WHEN. Therefore, it's important to partner with a legal provider who has experienced the full cycle of eviction, possession and even sued on money judgments and collected funds due. There are key terms in leases which can be crucial in the enforcement of future litigation.
As more and more tenants have a stronger understanding of their legal rights and their reliance on backlogged court systems, a skilled tenant can remain in a property--rent-free--for months at a time.
With a dramatic increase in free or low cost legal aid clinics, the number of contested evictions has increased dramatically from the past.