Archive for the ‘Post Eviction’ Category

  1. How Long Does an Eviction Stay on Your Record?

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 13 Mar 2012, 2:44 pm | Category: Post Eviction

    In most states, an eviction will stay on your civil court records for 7 years. You have the choice to either wait till it drops off or file an expungement to have it removed by the court.

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  2. Changes to Storing Tenant’s Abandoned Personal Property

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 10 Aug 2010, 11:06 pm | Category: Post Eviction

    In the State of Minnesota, if a tenant leaves anything of value behind when the vacate the property, as a landlord, you were legally required to protect and store that property for 60 days.  This applies to both regular move outs and when you have to evict a tenant.  While you could charge a storage […]

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  3. Storing Tenant’s Stuff When They Vacate Property

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 23 Feb 2010, 3:51 am | Category: Post Eviction

    Disclaimer before we begin:  I am not an eviction attorney, never have been, never want to be.  The below information is simply my ideas and interpretation of the Minnesota statues.  As always, you should seek legal counsel for further help. Update:   This law was changed in 2011 to 28 days. All other details remain […]

  4. How to Avoid and Handle “Hold Over Tenants”

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 23 Feb 2010, 3:41 am | Category: Post Eviction

    I recently received an email: Hi Scott, I am looking for a resource for a problem with a current tenant, and I’m hoping you can help. The lease ran out 5/31 and they asked to sign a month-month lease, which has not been returned. They are still in the property and have not paid the […]

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