What can I do if my apartment complex is evicting me sending me over to the lawyers for a payment they are saying was not received?

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What can I do if my apartment complex is evicting me sending me over to the lawyers for a payment they are saying was not received?

However my bank shows the monies are in their account and it was paid. I have submitted all proof by they just want the money and I can’t afford to double pay because I already have to pay next month’s rent. The amount is in their account but they are sending my file over to the attornies today this happened earlier this month and it was resolved but now they are saying the funds have come back again, My bank said its likely their end and their payment processor. I have all proof. Will they be able to just kick me out and will I have time to prove my case and buy time?

Asked on March 26, 2015 under Real Estate Law, New Jersey

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

If the facts are as you say, you have all the prooof and they refuse to clear it up and bring legal charges I would talk to a Landlord Tenant attorney or service (there are so many for tenants that are free) in your area about filing a counterclaim against them for doing this to you.   They can not evict you with what you say that you have.  The Judge should listen to you. Good luck. 


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