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Re: Taking Possesion by Garry (Iowa) on November 7, 2017 @17:47

Unless he voluntarily gives you the keys back, or gives you something in writing, saying that he has moved, then, yes, you still have to go to court to get possession back. It does not matter what he is "planning" to do, nor what he "says" over the phone. No matter who calls who, you need to meet him at the property (if possible), get the keys from him personally, and take a pad of paper and a pen with you, so he can write down that he is giving you possession back as of that date. He also needs to put down a forwarding address so you know where to send his deposit statement to.
Once you get possession back, take pics of how he left the property, before you start cleanup and repair procedures. Even if you get possession back before the court hearing, still go to court and let the judge know what has happened. The judge may still grant you "legal" possession,or he may just dismiss the case against the T. You won't know til you go see the judge.
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Re: Taking Possesion by Anonymous (NJ) on November 8, 2017 @08:40 [ Reply ]
Thanks G. Appreciate it!

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