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Do tenants have a right to a lawyer for eviction cases?

Posted at 7:18 AM, Feb 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-02 11:07:47-05

Do tenants have a right to a lawyer in eviction cases?

That's what the Clark County Commission is now in discussing.

This comes after the CDC extended the federal eviction moratorium until March 31.

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But the moratorium isn't automatic.

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Tenants have to sign a declaration and give it to their landlord saying they are unable to pay rent due to the pandemic.