If you go to court for an eviction, how long does the judge give you to move?

Asked on September 20, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Louisiana

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Unfortunately, your state gives tenants very little time compared to other states: if the judge finds that the landlord has the right to evict you, you will have to move within 24 hours--one day--of the ruling. Thus, you can be out as soon as the next day after the court appearance.


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