If I Have Not Paid My Rent Can The Landlord Take Any Of My Property?

Only if the landlord goes to the magistrate and has you served with a distress warrant allowing her to hold your property. Some property cannot be taken. If you are served with a distress warrant, you should see a lawyer immediately. If you move out and leave some property, the landlord does have to go to court to hold and sell your property.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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