Legal Question in Real Estate Law in Georgia

Tenant lease is over. both tenant and landlord agreed to move out notice/date. Tenant wont vacate property of personal effect. do i need an eviction notice or can i enter the property and dispose of property? live in georgia

Asked on 2/13/12, 9:52 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Glenn M. Lyon, Esq. MacGREGOR LYON, LLC, Business Attorneys

No. Unless the tenant truly abandons the property, you must proceed with the proper eviction process by demanding possession of the property in writing and then filing a dispossessory action in the magistrate court of the county where the property is located.

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Answered on 2/13/12, 10:04 am
Glen Ashman Ashman Law Office

You have to file a dispossesory proceeding (usually in Magistrate's Court). If you engage in self-help you are at risk of a significant lawsuit against you.

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Answered on 2/13/12, 7:13 pm


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