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1. In most states the landlord must wait how many days after the date rent is due before serving a Pay Rent Or Quit notice (assuming no grace period in lease)?

1 day
3 days
5 days
7 days

2. A preliminary notice is always required for which of the following situations?

Trespass Without Color Of Title
Forcible Entry Contrary To Law
Expired Lease

3. When should you use a "self-help" eviction?

When you can't afford an attorney
When you want to minimize the time to evict
When you do not want to obtain a court judgment because you know that the tenant is will file bankruptcy anyway

4. Which cause for eviction usually results in the fastest eviction?

Non-payment of rent
Health and Safety

5. The minimum time required for an eviction, in most jurisdictions, from first notice to removal by sheriff or marshal, assuming no complications, is approximately:

1 month
2 months
3 months
4 months

6. In some jurisdictions, an attorney must usually be hired to appear in Court under which of the following circumstances?

The occupant who signed the lease is a minor
Title to the property is held by the landlord's corporation
The owner is represented by a state licensed property management firm
The property is located in other than the owner's state of legal residence

7. Which of the following is usually a legal defense against eviction for cause other than non-payment of rent?

The reason Tenant didn't pay rent was because landlord failed to replace defective kitchen faucet even though provided several written complaints by the tenant
Tenant lost her job
Tenant requested a City inspection of his unit a month ago
It's Christmas season

8. Which of the following actions will not usually delay the eviction process?

Tenant has her car repossessed during the eviction process and does not appear in Court
Landlord accepts partial payment
Landlord accepts full payment
Tenant files appeal to higher court

9. Which of the following is probably not an acceptable cause for eviction

Failure to pay rent
Failure of the tenant to get rid of a prohibited pet 
Smoking in the unit when the lease prohibits smoking inside
Allowing a nephew to move in and share a bedroom with his two other children in a two-bedroom apartment

10. Which of the following courts often hear eviction cases?

Probate Court
Family Court
Small Claims Court
Traffic Court

11. You should usually hire an attorney for a Retaliatory eviction. True or False


12. What is a self help eviction?

Representing yourself in court
Failure to use due process
Assisting your attorney with the paperwork
Helping the tenant move out

13. Which of the following causes for eviction usually takes the longest?

Forcible entry
Expired lease
Health and safety 

14. Which of the following is most certain after obtaining the judgment based upon the cause of non-payment of rent?

The tenant will be gone
The landlord will eventually receive the back rent
The tenant will have 30 days to vacate
The landlord will be reimbursed for legal costs

15. Which of the following are not usually associated with an eviction?

Summons and Complaint
Notice to Cure or Quit
Security Deposit Analysis

16. The main reason why a landlord should evict tenants who are dealing drugs from his property is:

If someone is murdered there, it will make the unit more difficult to rent
The landlord might lose ownership of the property
Someone may start a fire while on drugs
The police might break down the front door in the course of a drug raid

17. Which of the following is a Court order that is always used for an eviction?

Notice to Pay or Quit
Permanent Injunction
Writ of Restitution
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18. In the middle of the eviction process the tenant moved almost all of his belongings from the property and you have been unable to contact him during the past 30 days since you knew of the move. In most jurisdictions, you may safely dispose of the several articles that he left behind after the following additional period of time without:

7 days
Upon obtaining the Writ of Eviction
30 days
90 days

19. Which of the following legal terms is that applied to the landlord in an eviction proceeding ?

Attorney In Fact

20. In all jurisdictions, the Notice To Pay Rent Or Quit may be served in which of the following ways?

Handing it to the tenant
Regular first class mail
Certified mail with return receipt
Taping it the front door of the premises

21. Which of the following is not usually a valid defense against eviction

Retaliatory Eviction
Breach of Covenant
Rent Paid Into Escrow Account
Health and Safety

22. The landlord mails a 3-day notice to a tenant on Monday. On which of the following days does the notice expire and the next step may be started?


23. Which of the following is not a notice that might be given to initiate an eviction?

Notice Of Deficiency
Notice To Pay Rent Or Quit
Notice To Cure Or Quit
Unconditional Notice To Quit

24. There must be a written lease or rental agreement in order for a landlord to obtain a Court Judgment for unpaid rent covering the period prior to eviction. T or F


25. Which of the following is most likely not an acceptable means of serving a summons and complaint on a male tenant?

Posting it on the door of the premises
Handing it to his wife at her place of employment
Handing it to a friend of the tenant who is on the premises
Mailing it to the premises

26. Constructive service of the summons and complaint does not include which of the following methods in most jurisdictions?

Posting it on the door of the premises
Mailing it to the leased premises address
Handing it to the tenant
Publishing it in a local newspaper

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