Can I sue my landlord in Florida?

Can I sue my landlord in Florida?

If you sue your landlord for trying to evict you illegally, you should state in your Complaint that you are suing your landlord under Section 83.67 of the Florida Statutes. You should also say whether you are suing for money, an injunction, an order of replevin, or all of those things.

Where can I file a complaint against my landlord in Florida?

If you object to the landlord's claim, you may file a complaint with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) or institute an action in court to adjudicate the landlord's right to the security deposit.

Can you sue a landlord for emotional distress Florida?

You are most likely to be able to sue for emotional damages (compensation) if you were physically hurt as well. ... Physical injuries that lead to emotional distress may be more likely to be viewed as worthy of damages by the Florida Supreme Court.

Is it hard to evict a tenant in Florida?

If there is no written lease, in most cases, you can evict a tenant or they can leave the property at any time. No proper notice must be given, though most try to give a few days. But you'll want to check with your local county to be sure there are no local restrictions.