If the tenant fails to file an answer within 7 days from service of a dispossessory warrant, what can I do?

If the tenant fails to file an answer with the Magistrate Court within seven (7) days from service of a dispossessory warrant, the landlord may request a writ of possession by paying the sheriff's service fee to the Magistrate Court. After the Judge has signed the writ of possession, the landlord may contact the Sheriff's Office to set up a time for the eviction. Please see the list of filing fees for the fee for this service.

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1. Can I evict the tenant or the tenant's property from my rental property?
2. Can I file a late answer?
3. How is the dispossessory warrant served on the tenant?
4. I have been served with a dispossessory warrant. What can I do?
5. If the tenant fails to file an answer within 7 days from service of a dispossessory warrant, what can I do?
6. My landlord failed to make repairs. Now what?
7. My landlord owes me money. How can I get it back?
8. The last day to file my answer falls on a weekend or a legal holiday and the Magistrate Court is closed. What can I do?
9. The tenant has filed an answer with the Magistrate Court. When will the hearing be held?
10. What are the requirements for a landlord filing a dispossessory warrant?
11. What do I bring to court?
12. Where do I file a dispossessory warrant in order to evict my tenants?
13. Will an appeal stop an eviction from going forward?
14. Will the Judgment appear on my credit report?