If someone locks you our before filing for an eviction and you never get served can you try to get it reversed

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If someone locks you our before filing for an eviction and you never get served can you try to get it reversed

I was living in my parents house. They
evicted me because they did not like my
boyfriend. They called the police and
they told them they thought I was being
held against my will because they were
mad I wouldn’t break up with him like
they wanted. I never received an
eviction notice because I was
technically homeless. Supposedly the
eviction has been finalized but I have
received no paperwork and have not been
told what I am supposed to do. My
parents texted me on July 9th and told
me that next Monday July 16th I have
between 11 a. M. And 5 p. M. To get all
of my things if I do not remove them by
then they will be removed the next day
by their company and thrown away. I
asked them if I could get help from my
friend they told me that no one was
allowed to help me it seems like they
are just trying to make it more
difficult for me because they want me to
do what they say.

Asked on July 11, 2018 under Real Estate Law, Florida

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

No one may be locked out without proper notice and a court hearing (which would also be on notice); all legal lockouts must go through the courts. If someone is illegally locked out (not on a court order or judgment), that person can go to the county court and seek a court order restoring them to their home, at least temporarily (that is, at least until they are properly locked out by the court). If you go to your county court's clerk's office or customer service office (if they have a customer service office; not all courts do), they can provide instructions on how to file to be let back in.


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