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Case Type Landlord-Tenant Skills Developed Client Interviewing/Courtroom Experience/Negotiation

Case #20-0044806

Client seeks assistance at an eviction hearing scheduled for February 28, 2020, at 8:45 am in Municipal Court – Room 3. Client has lived in the property since December 2017 with her young daughter. Client fell behind on rent in December 2019 but will start working again at the end of February/beginning of March. Client never received a lead safe certificate even though her child has been with her since she moved in and is listed on the lease. Defenses include breach of implied warranty of habitability and failure to provide lead safe certificate. Client would like to work out a payment plan and remain in the property with repairs made. The eviction complaint seeks December 2019 through January 2020 rent, late fees, water bill, court costs, and ongoing rent from the date of filing. Landlord is unrepresented.