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I gave 3-day notice to my tenant and then sent a eviction complaint thru court. But she paid just before court appearance date. Can I charge her the court fees and attorney fees?
Madan S, ID on Thursday, January 6, 2022
RE: Court fees
You have to take her to small claims. It sucks but that's the only way. IMHO - The legal fee clause is meant to bark, not bite.
Posted by Matthew M, IL on Sunday, February 13, 2022
RE: Court fees
Yes send her a bill, give her 30 days to pay the fees, or enter into a payment plan. My lease I can take the fees out of the rent, then the rent is short. then I can give a 14 day notice and file for eviction, but I'd rather just do a payment plan.
Posted by Scott H, VA on Thursday, February 17, 2022
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