A landlord will often undertake extensive measures to resolve a conflict or other problems a tenant may be experiencing or creating to avoid the time and cost of legal action. However in some instances, legal action against a tenant is the only option and the courts will be an essential element in enforcing the landlord’s rights. However, many landlords are hesitant to take on legal action because they have heard horror stories about the legal or process or they believe that the legal process will not protect their rights. It is true that landlords can place themselves in difficult situations if they file lawsuits without understanding the legal process, but these situations were created by the landlord’s lack of legal knowledge and guidance. Landlords who play by the rules and who can provide sufficient evidence to prove their claims will typically find relief from the courts and an important asset for their business.