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Can a land lord kick me and my kids out of the house in 5 days even though he has not went to court,and has not taken the work we have done on the house off the rent? and I have proof
Asked on May 12, 2009 under Real Estate Law, Kentucky
B. B., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 12 years ago | Contributor
I am not a Kentucky lawyer, but my review of the Kentucky statutes available on the internet suggests very strongly to me that, as in most other states, a residential tenant cannot be evicted without a court proceeding first. It also appears to be the law in Kentucky that a tenant wrongfully evicted can sue for damages and a reasonable attorney's fee -- meaning, if the tenant wins, the landlord may have to pay the tenant's lawyer.
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