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Can you sue a landlord that took you to court for rent

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Can you sue a landlord that took you to court for rent payment and he didn’t own the house

Lawyer's Assistant: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Can you sue a landlord that took you to court for rent payment and he didn’t own the house Illinois Illinois

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Yes he took me to court and said I hold him $2500 for rent but he never owned a house he rented his girlfriend daddy’s house that was in foreclosure and neither one of them never owned it

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

I mean wife

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I am sorry. I just saw that you are in the US.

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