Friday, October 13, 2006

Guest Blogger: Follow-up on the Pete Situation

Here is Pete's second blog post about what happened today in court:

For all of you on the edge of your seats wondering what's going to happen, here is the next installment of Pete's dog issues. Today was our court date for the eviction. Against popular recommendation, I moved through the eviction process without a lawyer. And this is the first eviction I have ever done! So I was a bit tense wondering what technicality I probably messed up on. I had my 5 day notice, an affidavit of service of the court papers, and my eviction papers. I had a lease, rent roll, and other paperwork as backup too since I wasn't sure what to expect. Then, I sat in court and waited. My tenant didn't show up so when I was called up everything went quick and smooth. I was given my writ of restitution and was my way. Before I called in the sheriff and movers, I tried calling the tenant. And glory to my ears: "that number has been disconnected." I called another tenant and they confirmed the dog owners were sneaking their way out! So, as long as they didn't do any real damage, this story is basically over. They owe me a little rent, and some court fees, but I doubt I'll ever see any of that. I will see what the place looks like tomorrow, then I start my search for a new tenant.

Congrats Pete, amazing that you were able to get them out so quickly! Let us know if the place is damaged. Thanks again for the great posts! Also, if you haven't already done so you can check out Pete's blog, Visualize Milwaukee, here

1 comment:

Trisha#1 said...

Hi, Rick!

I recently discovered your blog and will be adding it to my blog roll.

Keep writing and I'll keep reading!