Eviction is the removal of a tenant from rental property by the landlord. In some jurisdictions it may also involve the removal of persons from premises that were foreclosed by a mortgagee (often, the prior owners who defaulted on a mortgage).
Eviction is a process that allows a landlord to lawfully remove a tenant from the leased premises and Turner Law Firm, PLLC can assist you with your eviction lawsuit by guiding you through the various steps to legally regain your property and remove the emotional aspects from the situation.
Depending on the jurisdiction involved, before a tenant can be evicted, a landlord must win an eviction lawsuit or prevail in other steps in the legal process.
Landlords must always adhere to the law and follow specific steps to complete an eviction under North Carolina’s landlord-tenant law. Even when an eviction is justified, it may be defendable, on various grounds – for example, a tenant may claim that the eviction is illegal because the landlord used “self-help” measures such as shutting off the utilities.
Turner Law Firm, PLLC offers a Flat Rate Fee of $750 summary ejectment (eviction) proceedings, including filing and service fees*
*Price based upon small claims filing and service by sheriff upon two (2) occupants. Additional fee for service by publication and/or additional occupants.
In order to evict a tenant in North Carolina, the landlord must first serve the tenant with the appropriate termination notice. The type of notice depends on the reason for the termination.
There are four main reasons a landlord can evict a tenant in North Carolina: