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Can a person be legally evicted for chronically paying their rent late every month!

This person pays their rent in partial payments every month and always past the grace period

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Cyndieluu. Hi. I know how you feel. I have been in property management for many years. I have lived through a tenant eviction. I have two possible solutions: one is a win, one is a lose. Winning solution. Work with your tenant, because they are making payments. Tell them that you are "willing" to accept weekly payments, but there will be a late fee of 5% after five days. When the lease is up, they're gone. Losing solution. Use the eviction process. Google tenant rights for your state. Tenants have the upper hand legally. They can stop paying rent and sit there a couple months while you wait for the court date. The judge rules in your favor. They have 30 more non-rent paying days before they have to move. The tenants then ask for a trial by jury. You get to waste days, or weeks, in court, waiting your turn. You will get an unenforceable civil judgment, not worth the paper it is written on. You will be emotionally drained throughout the entire process. The choice is yours. Good luck.

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The renter is my father! He pays it every month however always late. We do have a contract written up by myself according to info. found online. He claims I cannot evict him legally so long as he is paying, whether late or not! However I was told by the local P.D. that I can if he is late for 6 consectitive months.
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Joanie, what an awesome and informative answer-- thanks!
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This is the saddest thing I have ever heard. Your own dad. You are heartless and I must go before I get sick to my stomach!
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Sasquatch. Also a total waste of time!
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It seems to me it would be based on what the rent agreement terms are.

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