Eviction

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Question: I have lived in a home for over 10 years with my husband and children, this house is in his mother's name. Recently we are separating due to domestic violence and I am still removing my belongings from the home. His mother sent me an eviction notice today demanding I am out of the home fully today. Is there anything I can do to have another week.

Answer: Under Arizona law, only a court may order the eviction of a tenant, and before an eviction may be ordered, the tenant must be provided with notice and the right to appear at a hearing. It might be wise to speak with an attorney about your specific situation. There are links to free and low-cost legal services on this website (at http://www.azlawhelp.org/accessToJustice).

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  • I have lived in a home for over 10 years with my husband and children, this house is in his mother's name. Recently we are separating due to domestic violence and I am still removing my belongings from the home. His mother sent me an eviction notice today demanding I am out of the home fully today. Is there anything I can do to have another week.

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