Good evening. The law does not allow the landlord to forcibly evict a tenant without obtaining an eviction order from a court. What that means is if you are in default, the landlord must first deliver a 5-Day Notice to quit...which basically says you have 5 days to pay the rent, to leave, or face eviction. But, if you still haven't left or paid the rent, the landlord must then file a petition with the court for an eviction order. Only when a judge has issued the eviction order can the landlord have you evicted. In the meantime, if you pay the rent prior to the eviction hearing and the landlord accepts it, that stops the eviction process.
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