Residential properties have many rules to govern the relationship between the tenant and the landlord. Laws have been put into place to ensure that tenants are properly protected. Many of the protections concern what provisions can or cannot be included within a lease.
If a lease is broken by a tenant, the landlord must take specific steps to retrieve possession of the property.
For residential properties, there are many rules governing the relationship between the landlord and the tenant. Because the subject of such relationships is such a big deal (literally, a place to live), the disparate power between a landlord and tenant is effectively amplified and leads to laws that ensure that tenants are properly protected. Many of the protections deal with what provisions can and cannot be included in such leases.
Similarly, if or when a residential lease is broken by a tenant, there are specific steps that must be undertaken by a landlord to retrieve possession of the property.
Read more about the steps that a landlord should take in the event of an eviction for a residential property in Lee’s article in the Lima News here: Legal-Ease: Eviction steps for residential property
Source: LimaOhio.com, “Legal-Ease: Eviction steps for residential property,” by Lee R. Schroeder, February 9, 2019
Lee R. Schroeder is an Ohio licensed attorney at Schroeder Law LLC in Putnam County. He limits his practice to business, real estate, estate planning and agriculture issues in northwest Ohio. He can be reached at Lee@LeeSchroeder.com or at 419-659-2058. This article is not intended to serve as legal advice, and specific advice should be sought from the licensed attorney of your choice based upon the specific facts and circumstances that you face.