Landlord v. Tenant

July 30, 2012
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Eviction: Landlord Didn't Prove Ongoing Illegal Activity in Apartment

Landlord sued to evict tenant after serving a 10-day termination notice based on illegal use of the apartment. Landlord claimed that the District Attorney directed it to start the eviction action against tenant. Landlord proved that tenant was arrested for possession of controlled substances. But the majority of illegal substances were found in the bedroom of tenant's son. Only a container of painkillers was found in tenant's room.

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