What Happens to Tenants with the Courts Closed?

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What Happens to Tenants with the Courts Closed? In Tennessee, a landlord cannot force a tenant to move without going through the court’s eviction process. The courts in Tennessee are closed except for emergency cases. Eviction cases are not currently considered an emergency. Because the courts are closed to eviction cases, your landlord cannot force …

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February Program Spotlight

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Program Spotlight: The Housing Practice Group The Housing Practice Group (#HPG) advises and represents tenants in all issues related to their rental problems (evictions, conditions, fair housing issues). Despite the Housing moniker, the HPG should not be confused with the Home Retention Team, which helps homeowners keep their homes. In 2019, the HPG collaborated with the TN Dept. of …

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February Staff Spotlight

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Staff Spotlight: Iska Hoole 1. How did you hear about LAS? I went to law school at the University of TN College of Law in Knoxville. After law school, I contacted Neil McBride with Rural Legal Services in Oak Ridge about job opportunities. I was living in Nashville and planning to move to Sewanee. He …

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February Shout Outs and Anniversaries

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Clarksville:  Congratulations to Michael Parker, who received favorable results for a client that allowed our client to retain housing, be forgiven of alleged damages, and receive a $1,000 deposit in which they are rightfully entitled. Paige recently conducted a divorce trial involving a lot of difficult issues.  She was able to educate the court regarding …

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