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I have a tenant that moved out owing me two months worth of rent and left the house a total mess. The clean up and the damages exceed the security deposit. What is a judgement and how do I get one?
A B, CA on Wednesday, March 9, 2011
RE: What is a judgement?
You need to take them to court for the remaining damages, and assuming you win, you'll be able to file for a judgment, which is a legal right to collect a debt. It will be up to you to actually collect that money from the tenants.
Posted by Renee R, MD on Thursday, March 10, 2011
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