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Residential Eviction Process for Non-Payment in Rhode Island – Step 2 of 6: Initiating an Eviction Lawsuit

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Filing an eviction lawsuit is necessary if a tenant does not respond to the landlord’s 5-day demand letter. If a tenant does not pay rent or move out in response to a landlord’s 5-day demand letter, an eviction case will need to be filed. In general, starting an eviction lawsuit for non-payment of rent involves

Residential Eviction Process for Non-Payment in Rhode Island – Step 1 of 6: Sending the 5-Day Demand Letter

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The content and timing of the 5-day demand letter are governed by law. It is crucial that the demand substantially complies with the form set by law. If it does not, it will delay the eviction process. A sample demand letter can be found here, but it’s important to address the specific format and content