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Unlawful Evictions


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  • Landlords must follow the right process when evicting a tenant.
  • If not followed, the tenant can file a lawsuit.
  • If the tenant wins:
    • The court can award the tenant money (damages).
    • A District Court can stop the unlawful eviction while the case is pending (injunction).

 

1.  Forms by Step

 

Step 1 - Tenant Starts

  • Complaint (no form available)
  • JDF 601 - Cover Sheet (District Court Only)

 

Step 2 - Tenant Serves Landlord

  • JDF 98 - Affidavit of Service

 

Step 3 - Landlord Responds

  • Form 3 - Answer (County Court)
    • Due within 14 days.
  • JDF 81 - Response (District Court)
    • Due within 21 days.

 

Step 4 - Hearing

  • JDF 71 - Witness List
  • JDF 72 - Exhibit List
  • JDF 79 - Subpoena Instructions
  • JDF 80(b) - Subpoena (County Court)
  • JDF 80 - Subpoena (District Court)

 

As Needed

  • JDF 205 - Motion to Waive Filing Fee
  • Motion for Restraining Order [no form available] (District Court Process Only)

 

2.  Legal Advisory 

 

  • These are standard forms and instructions and are meant for informational purposes only. 
  • They do not constitute legal advice about your specific case.
  • Note - If you choose to represent yourself, you are bound by the same rules and procedures as an attorney. 

 


Forms

Form 1 - County Civil Summons Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 03/18 JDF 80 - District Court Subpoena Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 04/18 JDF 80.1 - Notice to Subpoena Recipient Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 06/23 JDF 80.2 - County Court Subpoena Download PDF Download Word Document  01/13 JDF 98 - Affidavit of Service Download PDF Revised 01/24 JDF 600 - District Court Civil Summons Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 10/13 JDF 601 SC - District Court Civil Cover Sheet Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 03/22

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