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Dispossessory Answer Form. This is a Georgia form and can be use in Gwinnett Local County.
Tags: Dispossessory Answer, MAG 30-03, Georgia Local County, Gwinnett
MAGISTRATE COURT OF GWINNETT COUNTY, GEORGIA _____________________________________________________________ PLAINTIFF(s) VS CIVIL ACTION FILE NO. _______________________ (All answers and counterclaims MUST BE FILED WITH THE CLERK within 7 days of the date of service.) DISPOSSESSORY ANSWER (Please note and then use another(s) sheet for additional space, as needed.) _____________________________________________________________ DEFENDANT(s) _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ I am the Defendant. I am filing an Answer I state the following in response to Plaintiff's claim in this lawsuit: I do not have a landlord tenant relationship with the plaintiff. My landlord did not give me the proper notice that my lease or rental agreement was terminated in accordance with the terms of our lease. The landlord did not properly demand that I move before filing the lawsuit. My landlord terminated my lease without a valid reason. I do not owe any rent to my landlord. I offered and had the money to pay my rent on or before the date I usually pay, but my landlord refused to accept it. My landlord would not accept my rent, correct late fees and the court costs. I had all the money to pay. My landlord failed to repair the property. This failure has lowered its value or resulted in other damages more than the rent I am a residential tenant. This is my first dispossessory action. I am paying all my rent, late fees and court costs to the clerk. My landlord is not entitled to evict me or secure a money judgment for the following additional reasons: (attach if necessary) _______________ claimed. COUNTERCLAIM (Please note and then use another sheet(s) for additional space, as needed.) _____ _____ _____ My landlord owes me $________________ for the following reason(s): My landlord failed to repair my property. Due to this failure, its value has been reduced $______________________ each month for_______________ months. Since my landlord failed to make requested repairs, I made these repairs. I made these repairs that cost $______________. receipts. I will bring the receipts and all documents concerning these payments to my trial. I have all my _____ My landlord's failure to repair resulted in damages of $________________ to my person and/or property. ____________________________________________________________________________ ________________ WHEREFORE, I ask this Court to: (a) Dismiss Plaintiff's lawsuit with all costs assessed against Plaintiff. (b) Enter a judgment in my favor and against Plaintiff; and (c) Grant such other and further relief as the Court deems just and proper. ______________________________________________ (Print name of Defendant filing answer & address) ______________________________________________ ______________________________________________ ______________________________________________ (DEFENDANT TELEPHONE NUMBER) *EACH DEFENDANT MUST FILE THEIR OWN ANSWER. Attorneys may file answers for more than one defendant, pro se litigants cannot. Commercial LL A L, 9:00 AM, 1C Or Plaintiffs who use a filing service Commercial LL MZ, 9:00 AM, 1D Or Plaintiffs who use a filing service All other LL's, 1:00 PM, 1D __________________________________________ Signature of Defendant filing answer, or Attorney Bar #__________________________ NOTICE OF TRIAL DATE The Plaintiff(s) and Defendant(s) are required to appear for trial in Courtroom 1 ____ on the _________ day of ________________________, 20_____ at ___________ o'clock _____. M. Courtroom 1 _____, Gwinnett Justice & Administration Building, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA. 30046-6900. If you have an attorney, please notify your attorney to be present with you. This _______day of ________________, 20______. __________________________________________ DEFENDANT ____________________________________________ DEPUTY CLERK MAG 30-03 Dispossessory Answer (2007) American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com