Archive for the ‘Eviction Law’ Category

  1. Expedited Eviction Hearing or Emergency Eviction

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 17 May 2010, 9:44 pm | Category: Eviction Law

    When you have a tenant that is not paying you rent or is breaking a part of the lease, as a landlord, all you can think about is “how fast can I get this tenant out of my property”.  I have had several questions lately around if this situation allows me to ask for an […]

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  2. Finding a Good Eviction Attorney

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 10 May 2010, 11:10 am | Category: Eviction Law

    Many years ago when I started as a landlord, I was amazed to find that most knowledge around owning investment properties is learned. Very few books really exist on the topic or when they do, they really don’t give you the entire picture of how to manage tenants and the property. Plus, the information out […]

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  3. What is a Process Server?

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 29 Mar 2010, 11:09 pm | Category: Eviction Law

    A process server is a neutral 3rd party that will “serve” your tenant the eviction notice.  “Serving” the paperwork is essentially handing the tenant or the tenant’s representative the paperwork.  It is a legal term defined “the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone; as in ‘he accepted service of the subpoena’ (although […]

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  4. Eviction Process

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 05 Mar 2010, 12:53 am | Category: Eviction Law

    This applies to Minnesota Only. Many complicated issues have been simplified. It is neither professional nor legal advice. Get competent eviction help. Who May Sign the Eviction Complaint? Property owner or designated property manager Attorney for property owner An eviction attorney may be required if the property owner is a corporation Person entitled to possession […]

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  5. Notice to Quit

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 23 Feb 2010, 4:44 pm | Category: Eviction Law

    A Notice to Quit would be required in a “tenancy-at-will” situation, which means there is no fixed ending date, or the lease has expired and is now month-to month.  Minn. Stat. 504B.001 defines tenancy at will: “Tenancy at will means a tenancy in which the tenant holds possession by permission of the landlord but without […]

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  6. Eviction Attorney Fees

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 23 Feb 2010, 3:59 am | Category: Eviction Law

    Owing a rental property can be both rewarding and frustrating.  I often joke with my investor friends that managing the property is easy, managing the tenants is hard.  Some times that wonderful tenant that you got the clean background screening on turns out to be terrible.  It is almost like the put forward the face […]

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