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 [...]


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 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 [...]


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. [...]


The Eviction Process: Amount of Notice for Termination Without Cause

Landlord-tenant laws are quite difficult to understand, primarily because they may differ greatly from state to state. In Texas, state law gives a landlord or property owner the right to evict a particular tenant. Tenants violating the lease or rental agreement, for example, maybe evicted from your personal property. Violations aside, common grounds for evicting [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]

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