Serving a Notice to Vacate: What Do Texas Laws Say?

Serving eviction notices to tenants in Texas can be tricky, and following the legal process and state law are very important when evicting tenants. Disregarding the law (like evicting tenants illegally) can pose more problems for landlords, like losing time and money to bad tenants.  State laws vary in how a landlord can evict tenants [...]


How to Write a Letter of Eviction Notice

As a landlord, you will inevitably have to deal with problematic tenants. In most cases, they are only minor inconveniences, but in some cases, they might be a nuisance and you’ll have to kick them out of your property as soon as possible. Evicting a tenant out of your rental property is supported and regulated [...]


Landlording 101: Tenant Eviction in Texas

In this article, we’ll outline the eviction process for you: from the eviction notice onwards. If you need legal help with landlord-tenant law, a Dallas - Fort Worth landlord attorney can help you get what you need to evict tenants.   Notice of Termination Without Just Cause Ending a Fixed-Term Tenancy A landlord can’t terminate a [...]


What Happens When Tenants Break their Lease in Dallas/Fort Worth Texas?

In an ideal world, a landlord would have tenants that always pay rent on time, respect all the rules and state laws, and stay long-term. Alas, it is not an ideal world. It’s not uncommon in Texas for tenants to break the terms of their rental agreement. Regardless of the validity of the reason, breaking [...]


What to Expect After You Give Your Tenants a Notice to Vacate

Evictions can be quite complex. While there are various provisions of landlord-tenant law that specify what must be done for each case, they are seldom easy to comprehend. The eviction process, and any legal action you will take, must comply with all relevant statutes on landlord and tenant rights. Basics of Tenant Eviction A property [...]


Texas Eviction 101: Notice of Eviction and Eviction Process

As a landlord, problem tenants are an inevitable part of the business. With the CARE act and the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) eviction moratorium, these problem tenants may think they are immune from removal and they can continue staying illegally in your property. However, the Texas Supreme Court has approved challenges to this moratorium. [...]


Evicting a Tenant: Basic Do’s and Dont’s for a Landlord

When a tenant violates the lease or rental agreement, keep in mind that terminating a tenancy must be pursuant to landlord and tenant law, which varies from state to state. Under Texas eviction laws, a property owner may evict a tenant for violations of the agreement. This could include non-adherence to a no-pets policy, unlawful [...]


Eviction Notice for a Tenant Who Violates the Rental Agreement

Evicting a tenant is rarely simple. Circumstances for each case could be different and eviction laws that must be taken into account vary from state to state. Under Texas state law, a landlord is allowed to evict a tenant for violations of the rental or lease agreement, which could include unlawful stay, not moving out [...]


Landlords and Renters Rights in Texas

When it comes to renting a property, both landlords and renters need to have a good understanding of their state’s landlord-tenant laws to be aware of their rights and responsibilities. If you live in Texas, this article explains what you need to know about landlord and tenant law and aims to prevent you from committing [...]


Evicting Tenants? Two Defenses to Prepare For

Under applicable landlord-tenant law, a property owner may take legal action and evict a tenant for various reasons. You may have someone evicted from your personal property if he or she, for example, has violated your rental or lease agreement or is unable to pay rent. Note, however, that tenant eviction is a legal process. [...]