two weeks before a final decision. The amount ofrent due can be shown by attaching a copy of
the lease or evidence of past payments. The cotrwill order the tenant to make payments into
court that can then be distributedto the landlord. If the tenant fails to make the court ordered
statute does not expressly state that a court ord is necessary to compelpayment of rent into
court. However, court decisions make clear thatbefore a court can order the tenant to vacate for
failure to make payments into court there must be court order that the tenant makes payment and
the amount to be paid.
The court gave me a “writ of possession” which states that my tenants are no longer entitled to remain in my rental house. How do I get my tenants and their property out of my house?
The “writ of possession” allows the landlordto remove from his property the tenant and
househd l items.
responsible for the cost of theeviction and can use the service offered by the sheriff or hire a
property is removed from the rental unit it is to be placed on some portion of the landlord's land.
If the landlord and the officer executing the waant agree, the tenant’s property may be placed
on land other than that owned by the landlord such asthe sidewalk or street. The landlord owes
the tenant no duty to protect the personal propertremoved from the unit. After the “writ of
possession” is executed and the property removed from the rental property, the tenant’s personal
property is considered to be abandoned.
It is important that when a landlord removs a tenant’s property t at he place it on land
outside the unit. The landlord is not required tprotect the property fromthird-parties or the