What if my landord submits a forged lease to the courts upon eviction and I have the original lease?

Asked on July 29, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Michigan


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Let the landlord submit a forged lease with respect to the eviction proceeding where you have the original. You introduce the original. Hopefully the court realizes that the landlord has submitted a false document in a legal proceeding and ends up disbelieving the landlord's claims and gives you a defense verdict.

In essence the forged document submitted could very well impeach the landlord's claims against you to your benefit.

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