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Rule 787. Landlord May Become Defendant


When such action shall be commenced against a tenant in possession, the landlord may enter himself as the defendant, or he may be made a party on motion of such tenant; and he shall be entitled to make the same defense as if the suit had been originally commenced against him.

Source: Art. 7369, unchanged.

Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.