In order to evict a tenant, you will need to file a complaint; present your case at a hearing; and obtain a judgment of possession from the court. You will want to be certain that all procedures required under the lease agreement are followed, specifically as it pertains to notice of termination of the lease. Although, it is possible to proceed with a summary ejectment hearing without an attorney, it is wise to consult with one prior to initiating the process. There are many defenses that your tenant can raise and you will want to make sure that you have complied with the housing laws to ensure that none of these defenses apply to your situation. Our attorneys would be happy to provide additional assistance for your situation.