Comment: In IN, the tenant would have his day in court first. Probably

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In IN, the tenant would have his day in court first. Probably

Last November, I gave a 10 day notice to quit to a tenant that was already three weeks late. I filed on the eleventh day, papers were served on tenant and I got a court day 29 days later. The judge gave the tenant in absentia a 10 day notice and a further court date for damages. The tenant told me he could not move out in the ordered 10 days. The Sheriff told me that they would arrest him if he violated the court order.

While I was watching preceeding cases, the judge issued two bench warrants on separate cases for not payment of a judgement. One was on landlord/tenant case and the other was back rent and late fees on a rent-to-own sofa and TV.

I have read that in Indiana, an expired lease will be enforced by the Sheriff without any court order, if the landlord gives a 30 day notice of non-renewal.