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Asked on: 6/30/13, 2:49 pm

I have a court order to change locks on a tenet if he has not vacated the property by July 5 what time can I change locks

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Answered on: 6/30/13, 3:19 pm by Matthew Schutz

You can't do it yourself. You need a special civil part officer to effect the lock out


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Answered on: 6/30/13, 7:52 pm by Bruce Gudin

the order for orderly removal the tenant obtained should have a time on it. you must still schedule the lockout with the court constable.


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