Good evening. First, you can retain the security deposit to cover the damages and cleaning. You just want to make sure that within 30 days from the date the tenant vacates the property, you deliver an itemized statement of damages containing estimated or actual costs, including receipts (for estimated costs, the landlord must send a receipt within 30 days of the date of the letter) to the tenant. Second, you can sue the tenant for the excess damages. Once you get awarded a judgment in your favor, you can then have the sheriff serve a summons on her for a debtor examination. That forces her to meet you in court and answer questions under oath about her assets. After you obtain that information you have the power to garnish wages, attach bank accounts, and/or have the sheriff seize other property to satisfy the debt.
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