A landlord and a tenant get into a fistfight after the landlord approaches his tenant to ask for the rent. While arguing with his tenant, a landlord is bludgeoned in the head and dragged unconscious into the snow on his front porch. A tenant with a fatal attraction to his 65-year-old landlord tries to kill her after he receives his eviction notice. Don’t let these true examples happen to you. Evictions can go wrong, but with the help of seasoned Certified Property Manager® Carolyn Gibson, your evictions don’t have to. A prosperous housing market in the new millennium has expanded the number of new and inexperienced landlords. Secrets to a Successful Eviction is a guide for those landlords who have purchased rental income property without the knowledge or skills to manage a problem tenant. Gibson covers topics such as initiating an eviction, the court process, preventive eviction methods, documentation, and much more. She also provides tips and practical advice throughout the book to give you a better understanding of the eviction process. Eviction is the final recourse to a dispute between a landlord and tenant. When you have exhausted all the remedies you know to settle a dispute with your tenant, this book will teach you new and successful solutions.