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My mom been living in the same apt for more than 40 years i…

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Ok my mom been...

Ok my mom been living in the same apt for more than 40 years i live with her and my two kids i been on the least since i been a child now recently the building got sold and the new owner sent my mom an eviction slip but rent is always paid got a court date the 2of jan what can i say or do

Lawyer's Assistant: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?

Brooklyn new york

Lawyer's Assistant: Has any paperwork been filed?

My mother has dementia she doesn’t know about this but no only court day

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Dont know

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Landlord-Tenant
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Lawyer: LandlordTenantAnswer, Attorney replied 2 months ago
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Lawyer: LandlordTenantAnswer, Attorney replied 2 months ago

Good evening. What is the basis for the eviction? Does she have a lease in place?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I think I has to do with me and my kids living there
Lawyer: LandlordTenantAnswer, Attorney replied 2 months ago

What are they alleging? Are they saying you are not on the lease or approved occupants?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I think so
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Are u there
Lawyer: LandlordTenantAnswer, Attorney replied 2 months ago

There needs to be a legal basis to evict. By that, I mean if there is a violation of the lease and too many occupants and/or occupants living there without permission, the landlord can proceed and evict.

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Lawyer: LandlordTenantAnswer, Attorney replied 2 months ago

A tenant can not have people living in the rental without permission from the landlord and if this is what is happening and you did not vacate when she was placed on notice, the next step is to proceed through the court and evict, I am sorry to say.

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Lawyer: LandlordTenantAnswer, Attorney replied 2 months ago

To stop the eviction it would need to be shown that you are legally allowed to be there and there is no violation.

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Lawyer: LandlordTenantAnswer, Attorney replied 2 months ago

I just wanted to follow up and see if you had any other questions or needed me to clarify something. I am here to help, so please let me know. Thanks!

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