An eviction attorney is a legal professional who assists clients in interposing defenses in case of eviction in order to delay or stop it. Such defenses include warranty of habitability (duty of the dwelling owner to make sure that the property rented out is livable, otherwise the tenant can delay the eviction or deduct the amount of unpaid rent), quiet enjoyment (tenement owner cannot trespass into it and he cannot prevent the tenant from using it), discrimination (tenement owner cannot evict a tenant by reason of traits and personal circumstances), laches (the owner of the tenement cannot bring a claim if he unreasonably delayed in bringing the claim for a significant period of time), and other appropriate remedy. Laws concerning a landlord – tenant relationship are quite complicated, hence retaining an eviction attorney is advisable in cases where an individual is evicted from their dwelling. A tenant who was evicted may also claim for damages against the owner of the tenement, through his eviction attorney, if the owner violated the proper way of evicting a tenant and caused damage to the tenant and/or to his properties.
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