Case Alert: Elmassian v. Flores (2021)

Case Summary
October 1, 2021

(1) If a survivor's landlord sues to evict them based on acts of abuse against them, the survivor may assert domestic abuse-related defenses to eviction, even if the landlord also claims non-abuse-related reasons for eviction.

(2) Courts must accept police reports and similar written statements as evidence of abuse.

Courts & Hearings
Tags: Evidence,

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