Are you a landlord attempting to evict a troubled tenant? A real estate attorney is probably your best bet. Many real estate attorneys deal with sales and transactions, but others manage landlord - tenant laws. An eviction can quickly snowball into a legal issue, so it's important that you get advise quick. 1. Try to Move Their Tenant Out As a landlord, you cannot physically remove the tenant's items, lock the tenant's doors or turn off the tenant's utilities.