An eviction looks bad on your credit history. Future landlords may not rent to you. If a monetary judgment is entered against you, the landlord can force you to come to court every so often to ask you about your financial resources (where you work, what kind of car you have, how much money you have in the bank). If you are mailed a notice to appear in court on a “supplemental proceeding,” you must go. Otherwise, a warrant for your arrest may be issued. Much of what you have will be exempt from execution. But your wages can be garnished. And even if you have nothing that the landlord can take to satisfy the judgment, you must still appear in court when ordered.
Here are some frequently asked questions concerning evictions for non-payment:
(This information does not apply to mobile home owners)
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