Evicting a Tenant: Writing a Notice of Eviction

Eviction laws vary from state to state. Texas state law, for example, allows a landlord to evict a tenant based on violating the rental or lease agreement. Unlawful stay or not moving out of the rental property after termination are some of the most common violations. This article discusses the legal process of tenant eviction [...]

2020-10-20T05:55:49+00:00

How to Write an Eviction Notice in Texas

If your tenant has violated their lease in any way, then they may be due for eviction. To do so, you’ll need to serve a notice to evict your tenant, but this should be legally valid and must comply with landlord-tenant law. Following the legal process for evicting a tenant not only shows respect for [...]

2020-09-22T07:06:32+00:00

Legal Ground for Rejecting Tenant Applications

Most Texas landlords conduct a thorough screening of rental application before leasing a property. Usually, it involves looking at the tenant’s credit history, criminal record, eviction reports, or even sexual offender registration. As a landlord, how can you legally turn down tenant applications? This article looks at Texas State laws and provides you an overview [...]

2020-08-20T08:19:41+00:00

Tips for Landlords on Avoiding Landlord-Tenant Disputes

Familiarizing yourself with landlord-tenant laws and avoiding legal trouble with your tenants is the best way to become successful property managers in Texas. Failure to comply with your legal responsibilities as a landlord will cost you time and money in dealing with lawsuits. Here are a few tips to help you follow the law and [...]

2020-07-16T11:54:56+00:00

How Texas Landlords Can Avoid Tenant Legal Problems

Are you a property manager currently facing disputes with your tenants? If so, you need to keep yourself updated with current landlord-tenant laws, and be aware of your responsibilities to avoid legal problems and lawsuits which can cost you time and money. Read on to know more about the common methods to legally approach real [...]

2020-07-21T09:57:26+00:00

The Difference between “Forcible Entry and Detainer” and “Forcible Detainer”

Eviction laws in Texas can be complicated, and the language used can easily confuse those who are not familiar with them. Landlords seeking to evict tenants must proceed with knowledge of what is lawful and unlawful in dealing with tenancy. If you’re a landlord who’s considering evicting a tenant, look into these two terms: “forcible [...]

2020-06-05T09:04:15+00:00

How to Write and Deliver an Eviction Notice in Texas

According to Texas state law, the legal process of eviction begins with the landlord having an eviction notice or notice to vacate delivered to the tenant to be evicted. Evictions must start with tenants receiving a written notice that indicates their landlord’s demand for possession of the rental property to be returned; otherwise, the correct [...]

2020-05-14T11:52:58+00:00

Can You Initiate an Eviction Due to Pets?

Texas law allows you to evict a tenant due to pets when they violate your lease agreement’s stated pet policy. There are situations, however, where an eviction action may be illegal. As a landlord, it is important that you know the difference so that you handle any pet issue legally. If you are considering eviction [...]

2019-04-09T21:16:44+00:00

5 Legal Reasons to Evict a Tenant

There are may be many reasons to evict a tenant, but not all are allowed by Texas law. Before you start an eviction, make sure you base the process on one of the 5 legal reasons detailed below. If you are considering evicting a tenant, a Richland Hills TX eviction lawyer can help. Contact Girling Law today to learn more about how to [...]

2019-02-14T08:42:44+00:00
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