Most landlords will eventually be confronted with the eviction process when they have to evict a tenant, either for non-payment of rent or for other violations of the lease agreement. When dealing with an eviction, there are some important steps a landlord should remember.
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Some Typical Murtha Law Firm, LLC, Case Outcome Examples
* Prior results do not guarantee future outcomes.
Residential Eviction in the Second District Court of Suffolk County, Lindenhurst
We negotiated a settlement where the tenant agreed to pay $1,500 immediately for back rent owed, and move out within 15 days.
– Results in 19 days
Residential Eviction in the District Court of Nassau County, Hempstead
We negotiated a settlement with the tenant where he agreed to pay $1,200 immediately towards back rent owed, and promised never to be late with the rent again. The landlord agreed to allow him to remain as a tenant.
– Results in 18 days
Sixth District Court of Suffolk County, Patchogue
Went to trial; landlord was awarded $6,600 money judgment for back rent and a warrant of eviction to physically remove the tenant from the premises.
– Results in 18 days
What Some of Our Clients Say
"Finding a Law Firm who is qualified and has you in their best interest is difficult. Based on my experience with the Murtha Law Firm, I would certainly use them again and ask anyone considering them to give them a call."
Adam B.Suffolk County Eviction
“Service of papers and process was efficient. [James Murtha] was present the day of [the] court hearing and provided very good services. He listened carefully to concerns and addressed these in a manner that added value to the process.”
M.M.Eviction for Suffolk County Landlord
“[The Murtha Law Firm] stayed on top of my case for nearly 2 years and saw it through to its successful conclusion. I thank them for all their efforts on my behalf. … I’m a very satisfied client who would not hesitate to call upon them again for legal representation.”
P. BurtonDebt Collection Defense Client
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