Legal Question in Real Estate Law in North Carolina

If I (the landlord) cut of power to my tenants house (power contract is in my name) for non payment, is it considered forceful eviction?

Asked on 8/06/13, 4:38 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Kenneth Love Ken Love Law

DO NOT DO THIS. It is an illegal eviction. If you need tenants out, you need to file for an eviction.

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Answered on 8/06/13, 6:40 pm
Jeff Rosner Rosner Law Firm P.A.

You can not take measures like this. File a summary ejectment action in small claims court.

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Answered on 8/07/13, 8:50 am


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