I am 65 and 100% federally disabled last year the women that lived with me attempted to run over me with a car. She was taken to a hospital by police which resulted in her being sent to a lock down behavourial unit which she got out of a week later.She also screamed and yelled at me everyday during my 5 week daily Cancer treatment. She has locked me out of my house for six weeks and now is sueing me claiming rights over my property.. Can I charge her ? Can I sue her ?
1-we lived togeather as boyfriend and girlfriend. NC has no palomoney
2 I own my home I am the only one on the title
I am 65 and 100% federally disabled last year the women that lived with me attempted to run over me with a car. You can sue her civilly for assault - even if she didn't hit you.
She was taken to a hospital by police which resulted in her being sent to a lock down behavourial unit which she got out of a week later. You can push the police to charge her - even if mentally ill, that does not always equate with being able to defend on the basis of "insanity". They may or may not choose to, but I'd push it. They only kept her for 5 day so while she was a bit off kilter, that does not mean she didn't know wrong from right etc.
She also screamed and yelled at me everyday during my 5 week daily Cancer treatment. This is likely not going to go anywhere. At the time, you'd ideally have started eviction procedures. But you can do that now.
She has locked me out of my house for six weeks and now is sueing me claiming rights over my property.. Can I charge her ? You can push and ask the police or the DA to press charges criminally, absolutely. You can also ask for a restraining order. Can I sue her ? YES. If there are no court orders holding YOU away from your house, I'd consider going with a locksmith and getting the locks cut off. I'd ideally bring the police with me, to ensure no false allegations of self help or abuse. I'd then seek a restraining order against her so she must stay away from me and my house. I'd change the locks and sue her for taking my property for 6 weeks (at least fair market value).
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1-we lived togeather as boyfriend and girlfriend. NC has no palomoney That wasn't my concern. SInce you are not married, this is NOT a marital residence, so you likely CAN evict her.
2 I own my home I am the only one on the title Most excellent. See above and get going!
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