Ejectment vs Eviction Under Florida Law.
In general, an eviction is a lawsuit filed by a landlord against a tenant to regain possession of the property. Evictions are filed under Chapter 83 of the Florida Statutes once proper notice of termination of tenancy has been delivered by the landlord or landlord’s agent to the tenant. For example, if a tenant fails to pay rent pursuant to the tenant’s lease, the landlord would deliver a 3 day notice to pay rent or vacate to the tenant. If the tenant fails to pay rent or vacate within 3 days of delivery of the notice, the tenancy is terminated and the landlord’s lawyer would then file an eviction lawsuit. Continue reading “Ejectments vs Evictions under Florida Law”