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My landlord tried to evict us via text message. in

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My landlord tried to evict us via text message. in Pennsylvania is that legal?
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  N Cal Atty replied 3 months ago.

Thank you for your question.

A text message is not a valid way to serve an eviction notice in Pennsylvania, see

You can get a free consultation from some of the landlord tenant attorneys listed by location here.

Please follow up on this with a local attorney.

I hope this information is helpful.

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