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Will she have squatter rights?
No, she is just considered a month to month tenant under an oral tenancy agreement. Cousin could force her to leave by giving her a written 3 month notice to vacate and then by filing a formal eviction action in court if she didn't vacate.
The woman can't claim "squatter's rights" (legally called "adverse possession") because she is an invitee into the home and has permission to live there. Squatters rights only come around when someone is a trespasser, not someone who has permission..