Provide a Notice to the Tenant
Before a landlord can start the eviction process, they need to provide a written notice to the tenant informing them of the reason for eviction and how much time they have to vacate the property.
In Texas the eviction notice is a 3-day notice that is meant to move the eviction process along quickly.
File an Eviction Lawsuit
If the tenant fails to move out by the deadline specified in the notice, we can help you file an eviction lawsuit with the local court.
You’ll have to provide evidence supporting the reason for eviction and the notice given to the tenant.
From there, the tenant must be served with a summons informing them of the lawsuit.
The court will schedule a hearing to consider the case, and both the you and tenant must attend.
Obtain a Judgment
After the court process, If the court rules in favor of you, they will issue a judgment that gives you the legal right to evict the tenant. Aside from granting you your legal right to evict, the judgment will also specify a deadline for the tenant to vacate your property.
Get Your Writ of Possession
Once you’ve received your court judgment, you are able to gain your writ of possession from the courts. This is a legal order that gives you the full right to retain your property after you’ve evicted a tenant.
This writ gives you the power to physically remove the tenant and their possessions from your property if they fail to vacate by the court-mandated date. Typically, law enforcement issues the writ and is the driving force behind removing the tenant and ensuring your order of eviction is successful.