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Can an apartment complex evict for unpaid late fees if they

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can an apartment complex evict for unpaid late fees if they continued to accept rent after the month it was paid late
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?
Customer: oklahoma
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: they added a late fee to the late fee and keep sending threatening text messages and sending people to my door. This is for rent paid late in july
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 11 months ago.

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Expert:  Infolawyer replied 11 months ago.

The LL would need to file for eviction. A court is not going to evict on late fees, where the principal rent is being paid. At most the court may award LL money damages, and may further find landlord waived the issue by accepting rent

Expert:  Infolawyer replied 11 months ago.

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Expert:  Infolawyer replied 11 months ago.

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