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Pregnant stay, no rent? (by CJ [MO]) Feb 8, 2018 9:42 AM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by David [KY]) Feb 8, 2018 9:55 AM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by plenty [MO]) Feb 8, 2018 10:20 AM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by CJ [MO]) Feb 8, 2018 10:25 AM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Ken [NY]) Feb 8, 2018 10:25 AM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by RR78 [VA]) Feb 8, 2018 10:27 AM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Doogie [KS]) Feb 8, 2018 10:35 AM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Mike45 [NV]) Feb 8, 2018 10:39 AM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) Feb 8, 2018 11:11 AM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by CJ [MO]) Feb 8, 2018 12:19 PM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Barb [MO]) Feb 8, 2018 12:22 PM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Robert J [CA]) Feb 8, 2018 1:29 PM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Vee [OH]) Feb 8, 2018 1:46 PM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by AllyM [NJ]) Feb 8, 2018 1:53 PM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by NE [PA]) Feb 8, 2018 1:56 PM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by JAC [OH]) Feb 8, 2018 4:46 PM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by RB [MI]) Feb 8, 2018 5:38 PM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Frank [NJ]) Feb 8, 2018 5:54 PM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by ntj [GA]) Feb 8, 2018 6:11 PM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by NE [PA]) Feb 8, 2018 6:17 PM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Don [PA]) Feb 8, 2018 8:31 PM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Jeff [CO]) Feb 8, 2018 8:39 PM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Lana [IN]) Feb 8, 2018 8:57 PM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Liza [TX]) Feb 9, 2018 6:46 AM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Feb 10, 2018 3:13 PM
       Pregnant stay, no rent? (by mike [CA]) Feb 15, 2018 1:33 PM

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Pregnant stay, no rent? (by CJ [MO]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 9:42 AM
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A tenant, moved in with husband and kids about two year ago. They divorced and he move out about 1 year ago.

Now She is not paying rent and tells everyone she is pregnant and landlord can not evict her. She will sue landlord if anything wrong with her baby because of the stress.

We started eviction. Will the judge let pregnant woman to stay without paying?

--97.91.xxx.xxx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by David [KY]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 9:55 AM
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In my experiences under some more delicate or extreme circumstances the judge has asked me if I would give them more time before the set out which I obliged to. --173.239.xxx.xx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 10:20 AM
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Don't think so. --66.87.xxx.xx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by CJ [MO]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 10:25 AM
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Some tenant think we should take care of all their problem. I would think it will be harder when the new baby is out. There will be more expense and more time on the baby. Landlord will have to raise the baby for her? --97.91.xxx.xxx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 10:25 AM
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Never listen to a tenant,hire an attorney --72.231.xxx.xxx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by RR78 [VA]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 10:27 AM
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That should have nothing to do with it. Judges are suppose to follow the law.

--73.177.xxx.xx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Doogie [KS]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 10:35 AM
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I evicted a tenant that was 8 1/2 months pregnant. I didn't know it at the time, but found out afterward. Even if I would have known, wouldn't have changed my mind. The rent wasn't being paid and her kids were DESTROYING the place.

It's sad sometimes. However, I run a for profit company and there wasn't any profit coming in. Therefore, business practices had to change so that I could have a profit coming in. --98.175.xxx.xxx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Mike45 [NV]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 10:39 AM
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Although judges are supposed to follow the law, many are elected. A judge who is going to face re-election might consider the fact that there are far more tenants than landlords, and that his evicting a pregnant woman might look bad for him if his re-election is challenged.

So although judges are supposed to follow the law, they sometimes do not.

Assuming that the fetus is not mine, the mother's problems are not mine. I'd evict now.

--71.38.xxx.xxx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Robert,OntarioCanada [ON]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 11:11 AM
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Some think because it is in middle of winter or other circumstances they can not be evicted. They should paying rent as they want a place to stay. If someone is not paying rent does it mean the rental housing provider does not have to provide services or repairs. If they do not want to evict then pay the arrears at the hearing then they will not be evicted. The judge will issue a writ of possession then the tenant will have the opportunity to make a payment arrangement to pay arrears or more then likely the writ of possession will be issued end of story. Maybe the tenant should sue the court for issuing a writ of possession. Here if a tenant lives in government owned rental unit the eviction process is a lot easier where it goes through unlike private rental housing providers. --207.164.xxx.xxx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by CJ [MO]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 12:19 PM
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That is not fair to other good tenants. Landlord needs rent money to provide service to all tenants too. --97.91.xxx.xxx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Barb [MO]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 12:22 PM
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I've heard other people in Missouri claim that a LL cannot evict a pregnant woman. Not sure where they get that idea. I car pooled for a number of years who informed me of that, because her daughter was struggling to pay rent.

I asked where she got that idea, that there was nothing in the Missouri laws regarding it, and pregnancy does not negate the need to pay your rent. She claimed that she knew it because her husband was a police officer and he said so.

My response was just a "Hmmmmm".

The young woman ended up in front of a judge, and had an eviction on her record at 19, while pregnant. They moved in with the woman who claimed that the pregnant woman couldn't be evicted. Glad I wasn't her LL. --131.151.xx.xx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Robert J [CA]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 1:29 PM
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This is no new story! Many people have personal problems. I tell all of my personal landlord friends they must deal with these kids of situations with "Special Attention".

Here is a similar example:

A friend inherited property from her parents. They owned a condo that none of the owners had been inside for 10 to 15 years, just the same tenant. A complaint was filed by the AOA that water was running all day and night. As a plumbing contractor I agreed to find and fix the leak. Every time I was given an appointment, it was canceled the day before.

So I told my friend the owner how to fill out and posts a 24 hours notice to enter. But in this case, call up your tenant, tell them you are posting a 24 hour notice, but are given them until the weekend -- 5 days.

This tenant was a pack-rat with many issues. So again I told the owner to first have a conversation about there not being a safe pathway to enter or exit. Things were piled to the ceiling and the pathway was only 12 inches wide. We were coming back in 30 days to inspect the unit and install new smoke detectors, c/o sensors and check all of the appliances, fixtures, etc. We followed up with a letter stating the same.

30 days later the tenant wasn't ready. So I had the owner follow up with another letter saying we are trying to work with the tenant and give them ample time to get things in order. If this is too difficult for the tenant to accomplish, let us know so we can help. Offer of a free dumpster put under their patio so things can be dropped into the bin instead of taking an elevator and walking 100's of feet.

The tenants said they could handle things themselves.

SO MY POINT, when we went to evict the tenant, we had six months of giving them every chance to accomplish reasonable tasks. No impossible hurdles to over come....

Then during the eviction process, the HOA had the Fire Department, The Health Department and other view the unit. It was "red" tagged, not livable due to Tenants lack of housekeeping skills.

SO the tenant got an attorney and doctor to confirm the tenant has "mental issues" and can not cope with his situation. The tenant wouldn't take any help from us and may little to no attempt at throwing anything out.

I had an expert give testimony that the tenant won't change his ways anytime soon and his actions put everyone in the condo complex in danger, a 200 unit building with over 500 persons living there. Too much of a risk.

We won the eviction. --47.156.xx.xx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 1:46 PM
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I have seen a lot of pregnant ons go get thrown out by the judges, but perhaps the only time not being thrown out would be if the judge is the father. --76.188.xxx.xx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by AllyM [NJ]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 1:53 PM
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When it hits the court the Social Services people may approach you to make her Section 8 and take welfare payments. Others will chime in about this. Pregnant women don't get free stuff from the landlord. They get it from other taxpayers. --73.33.xxx.xxx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 1:56 PM
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CJ, I'm going to say this again and I'm not trying to be mean. You are about to purchase an eight unit building. You should have these types of things well figured out by now. Proceed with caution. --174.201.x.xxx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by JAC [OH]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 4:46 PM
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In Ohio usually no pay, no stay, no matter what. Last eviction I was at a lady stated her husband was bed ridden but she couldn't pay. Judge was sympathetic but still granted the eviction. I can't see that being pregnant would change anything. --66.42.xxx.xxx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by RB [MI]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 5:38 PM
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Maybe you could set up Direct Deposit

with Friend of the Court.

Floor Tom, Floor Tom, Crash. ( any Drummers out there?) --47.35.xx.xx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Frank [NJ]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 5:54 PM
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Rim shot followed by a splash --70.208.xx.xxx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by ntj [GA]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 6:11 PM
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I won't speculate. If you don't know, you really need an attorney. I'm guessing others have suggested that before... --24.98.xxx.xx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 6:17 PM
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I evicted a single mother of 5 who's husband had just left her. It was for a charity that I volunteered for. It was winter, but wasn't on Christmas though. :) --50.107.xxx.xxx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Don [PA]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 8:31 PM
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NE, in Welfaradelphia (philly), the sheriff ceases evictions the day before Thanksgiving and foes not restart until after New Year Day.. Oh, and he does not put on extra staff to quickly deal with the resulting backlog, you just have to wait for them to catch up. --73.141.xxx.xxx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Jeff [CO]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 8:39 PM
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Is being pregnant an affirmative defense for not paying rent in your state? Pretty basic. --76.120.xx.xxx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Lana [IN]) Posted on: Feb 8, 2018 8:57 PM
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I get really revved when women pull the 'baby' card. My recent happy clause was over a woman telling me the lack of heat might cause her to lose her baby after she left all the windows open. The only sure thing is you cannot rationalize with these women. My judge evicts babies both in and out of the womb.

As a resident physician in the 80s I ran a Marion County(Indianapolis) adolescent prenatal clinic. At 16 they went to the adult clinic so mine were 15 and under. An almost universal belief was once they got knocked up, they could get out of school and gym class.

They felt they should be totally taken care of. Hard to argue with that mindset. I did my best not give them any outs in a normal pregnancy.

I would do my best to set her straight, she can indeed be evicted. I feel teaching stupid tenants the reality of life is a service to them in the longrun. --216.23.xxx.xx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Liza [TX]) Posted on: Feb 9, 2018 6:46 AM
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My father lost to a case where the lady claimed she is pregnant and won. We found out later she was just big in that area. Crazy! So a lot of time it's up to the judge here, it is not always what is on the lease. --47.32.xxx.xxx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: Feb 10, 2018 3:13 PM
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I might be pregnant too....and I might also be stressed out. Does this mean you will also pay me? If so I want on the gravy train. --24.101.xxx.xxx




Pregnant stay, no rent? (by mike [CA]) Posted on: Feb 15, 2018 1:33 PM
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she can relieve the stress immediately by paying rent.

my experience with evictions is that the tenants have watched too many movies and are getting advice from their imbecile friends. i had a tenant tell me he would "drag it out for 4-6 months..." i smiled and bet him $5 bucks he'd be out in less than 45 days. his case went to lockout in 38 days. he still owes me the $5.

of course you are advised to ONLY evict with an attorney --76.176.xxx.xxx



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