Keeping the House a Home

“John” was not in his apartment when a fire broke out in a nearby unit. When John returned, he discovered the landlord had entered his apartment and damaged some of his belongings. Without providing any reason, the landlord also changed the lock on the front door to John’s apartment. Then the landlord began proceedings to evict John, who was faced with being homeless.

However, John’s Lakeshore attorney convinced the judge to dismiss the eviction case, and the landlord reimbursed John for lost rent, his security deposit, and the damaged items.

Thanks to Lakeshore, John can continue to live in the neighborhood he enjoys without the fear of eviction hanging over his head.

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