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A rental property I own was foreclosed upon. The plaintiff…

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A rental property I...

A rental property I own was foreclosed upon. The plaintiff lender changed the locks and took possession without first obtaining a writ of possession.

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken so far? Have you prepared or filed any paperwork?

Yes, I filed for damages against my tenant

Lawyer's Assistant: Where is the property located?

Toledo, Ohio

Submitted: 26 days ago.Category: Landlord-Tenant
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I​f the lender did not obtain a writ of possession and caused damage to the property and evicted the tenants improperly, both you and the tenant have a claim for damages against the lender. Have you asserted the claim against the lender yet?

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