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Good afternoon. How do you know a warrant for his arrest has been issued? Also, if he does not own the home and simply lived there, how/why are they holding him responsible instead of the owner who is on title?
Thank you for the additional information. It is odd that they would issue a warrant for his arrest, for overgrown weeds, since this is a civil/county violation and not criminal. Moreover, they would assess fines and place a lien on the property and then if needed, step in and cut them and bill the owner. Your mother or you should try and verify that the arrest warrant is related to this, since there could be more to it. In addition, simply living there as a tenant, should not have resulted in them having any ownership interest in the home. The owner should be on title, which is recorded, so I also find it odd that they are going after him. You shared that they moved 4 years ago and if they vacated and merely rented, the responsibility to maintain the home would be with the owner, not a tenant. It is important to verify this warrant, since you do not want the police arrested him at the facility or something like that and if needed, this would have to be lifted/vacated and the violation would need to be looked into. You can contact legal aid and ask them to help or obtain counsel and see if they would take the case pro bono, based upon his hardship and then if someone has POA, they would need to get involved as well.
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