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What can we do legally if former tenant's trashed out house?

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My husband and I were renting out our house. We still owe a mortgage on it and the tenants moved out over night without notice. They left the house completely trashed. There is graffiti on the front porch and paint splattered all over the front of the siding. There is trash (literally trash) all over the screened in back porch, and back yard. They signed a contract saying inside pets and smoking were not allowed and they had an enormous dog inside that has completely ruined the carpet as well as they smoked inside and the smell and smoke stains are horrific.

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