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The legal question we have is what is our next step
We petitioned the court to have her evicted - for "us"she was suppose to be out August 1
Tenant paid $300.00 on August 1 - implying she would be out August 15. Subsequently she was arrested on August 17 for drunk driving (twice in one week) and is currently in jail. Seems as if the court will put her in a 30 day rehab
How do we proceed legally to get her out as soon as possible?
The clerk we dealt with would not provide any information on what the next legal step would be after we filed the unlawful detainer
Tenant was mailed a copy from the court of our "complaint" but not sure if she received it due to the drunk driving / jail time
What is our next legal step?
Is there anything we can do to expedite the process?
Tenant received a copy of the complaint - it was mailed to her by the court
She has been in jail since she received complaint
We are worried that tenant will be in 30-90 day rehab and we will be stuck with no rent for 3 1/2 months
You are correct she never personally was served a copy of the complaint
Simply put we need to serve Tenant in jail with eviction notice
If she does not respond within 5 days - we can file a default judgement
Where would we file the default judgement?
How long does tenant have after the default judgement to vacate?
Can we legally move her belongings out?
Who would "force" her to leave?