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I paid rent and the landlord accepted rent and then filed an

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I paid rent and the landlord accepted rent and then filed an unlawful detainer suit against me/
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Customer: I just got back from court and I lost my case and they got a judgement against me for 1800 dollars and then handed me back my rent
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: is that even legal?
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Customer: that their lawyer this the mayor of our city and I was served with a 3 day notice and the landlord did accept rent after that notice expired.
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  barristerinky replied 7 months ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney who will try my very best to help with your situation or get you to someone who can. There may be a slight delay in my responses as I research statutes or ordinances and type out an answer or reply, but rest assured, I am working on your question.

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Can you tell me what state this is in? (CA?)

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Did you point out to the judge that you paid and the landlord accepted the rent?

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How did you pay the rent...did you mail it to the landlord or physically hand it to him?

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Have you filed an appeal of the unlawful detainer judgment?

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thanks

Barrister

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