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An appeal UD judgement. JA: The Family Lawyer will

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An appeal for a UD judgement.
JA: The Family Lawyer will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.
Customer: We are appealing the trial court's judgement in favor of the Landlord. We submitted photos, and gave testimony regarding a breach of warranty which resulted in a fall down faulty srairs, and I broke my leg. We were current on rent, but LL evicted us, and trial court DE idea in their favor. We need to know what is it we ask the appellate court to do at trial? Should we ask for a reversal of the judgement, onky, or us there something else?
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  socrateaser replied 6 months ago.
Hello, On appeal, you would ask the court to find that the trial court judge's decision is not supported by substantial evidence, given that a breach of the warranty of habitability is a defense to eviction, and the landlord clearly breached that warranty, by failing to maintain the stairs in good repair. I hope I've answered your question. Please let me know if you require further clarification. And, please provide a positive feedback rating for my answer -- otherwise, the website retains your entire payment, and I receive nothing for my efforts in your behalf.Thanks again for using Justanswer!

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