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New York City Eviction Legally

Queens Landlord Tenant Attorneys  

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Our Network of Queens Landlord Tenant Attorneys can help you with the following full-service eviction solution for Queens County Landlords, Commercial Real Estate Managers, and Real Estate Investors. We understand the process of eviction in Queens NY can be overwhelming and frustrating; that’s why we offer affordable solutions to fit every budget, giving you the choice to have our office handle the entire process or just serve your legal notice.


There can be reasons why a landlord may decide not to return the security deposit. Some of those reasons include the tenant’s inability to pay all the required rent, when the tenant has not paid for all the utilities, or if the tenant damaged some of the facilities in the house beyond normal wear and tear.

Five things landlords must know about evictions in Queens NY

Have valid reasons for eviction 

It is unlawful to evict a tenant just because you do not like them. Ensure you have a legal and valid reason for the eviction lest you lose the case. Common reasons for Queens NY evictions include:

  • Breaching of the contract such as unapproved pets

  • Refusing or failing to pay rent

  • Causing damage to the property

  • Causing health or safety hazards

  • Breaking noise health or occupancy ordinances

If you have a situation that does not fall in the above categories, document the proof before doing anything. This will help you to urge your case in court. 

Serve the tenant with an eviction notice

The first step after obtaining the proof of service for eviction is presenting a formal eviction notice to the tenant. First, find the local laws to determine the number of days to give the tenant. A formal notice is a document that provides the tenant with a demand to resolve the problem to avoid eviction. 

 Your notice should include details like

  • The specific date for them to fix the problem or leave your property before you file for an eviction. 

  • How much money they owe you in case of  non payment of rent, and any other fees


Remember you must post the notice within the set number of days to match the local legal requirement's request. You must mail the notice and post it on their door. Be sure that the mail is certified and request a return receipt through USPS to verify they have received the notice.

File for eviction through a Queens Landlord Tenant Attorney if the tenant refuses to make the necessary changes.

Court hearing

Before going for the hearing, prepare all the documents you will need to prove your case. You will need these following documents:

  • Lease agreement

  • Records of their payment. 

  • Any bounced check issued by the tenant

  • Records of communication between the two of you

  • A copy of the eviction notice you sent to the tenant and proof of the receipt. 


Evicting a tenant in Queens NY

If the tenant refuses to obey the court order, you can contact your local police department to come and escort them out of your property. Once they leave, you can rent your property to the next tenant.

Getting past due rent from the evicted client

You can file a claim in small claim courts through the best Queens Landlord Tenant Attorneys to get a refund.

You can also garnish their wages. Take your judgment to the employer who will make the garnishments.

Eviction Laws

Eviction Laws-Grounds For Tenant Eviction

Understanding Landlord /Tenant Laws

NYC Eviction Filing Rules

Free Eviction Forms - Non Payment Form Packet (Outside NYC)

Free Eviction Forms - Holdover Forms Packet (Outside NYC)

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Ready to start the eviction process for your property in Queens? Our experienced team is ready to help you reclaim your property. 

This Package is only available to individuals landlords and NOT properties listed under a business. Also this package can only be purchased for New York, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Staten Island, Nassau County, Suffolk County, and Westchester

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