Illegal Eviction Procedures in Indiana

Indiana landlords must follow specific rules and procedures when evicting a tenant (see the article How Evictions Work: What Renters Need to Know, on this site).   The state forbids landlords from taking the law into their own hands. Examples of illegal “self-help” evictions include changing the locks, removing the front door, or turning off the heat or electricity—all of which may be the basis for a tenant suing a landlord.

If you decide to sue your landlord for an illegal eviction, check Indiana law. (You’ll find Indiana rules prohibiting self-help evictions at Ind. Code Ann. §â

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