Tenant did not intentionally or negligently cause damage to the rental premises
with landlord (in writing) why you believe that you did not act
"intentionally or negligently". Cite witnesses who have
information about the situation or experts who can testify about the
nature of the damage.
landlord brings eviction action, evidence may be presented to
the eviction court judge to decide if you were in violation of the landlord tenant
landlord makes a withholding from your security deposit, tenant may
file a Small Claim for a wrongful withholding based on your
Landlord May Bring a small claim against tenant for the damages and get a judgement against the tenant
Terminate rental agreement for a violation of 5321.05 A 6 and bring an eviction action
Withhold cost of damage from security deposit at the end of the tenancy.
Seek legal assistance if landlord bring an eviction action to recover claims refuse next month's unless charge is paid deduct charge from next month's rent and then hold tenant liable for unpaid portion of rent.