Ejectment is the legal process in New Jersey for removing an non-tenants, including squatters, and friends and family that refuse to leave. Ejectment involves filing a lawsuit, court hearings, and lock-out by the county sheriff.
Tenants can rent property as tenants at-will, month-to-month, year-to-year, or in another agreed upon arrangement. New Jersey law on legal notices and evictions can be different for each type of tenant.
New Jersey law sets forth how landlords collect, hold, and return security deposits. Keeping a security deposit improperly can result in paying “double” the deposit to the tenant, court costs, and attorney fees.