Regarding my ex-boyfriend moving out, he will not accept payment. So if I must use an attorney to get him removed, could you describe the process the attorney will follow and the time it might take to complete the process. Also if possible a rough idea of the potential or minimum costs (I know you can't tell me exactly how much it might cost, but are we talking a thousand euros or ten thousand?). I ask about cost because if the fees to buy a new apartment are cheaper than the legal fees to get my ex-boyfriend removed, I would be better to sell and buy a new apartment!
Also I am having difficulty in locating an Avocat who speaks English in my area. I live near Grenoble - do you know of anyone in this area or where I might find more information on English-speaking Avocats in Grenoble?
Thanks. The financial side is not a problem - I am happy to fairly pay my ex-boyfriend for his share of the apartment including any increase in value of the property. The issue is I want to keep the apartment to live in, but he wants me to sell (because he thinks it is "emotionally" unfair that I keep the apartment!). I don't want to sell, so he is refusing to move out to make it so difficult/expensive for me to get him removed that I will be forced to sell instead. I need to find out how difficult, time-consuming and expensive it will be to get him evicted through a solicitor or court, and some details of the process, so I can decide on the best course of action. Your advice would be greatly appreciated as no-one seems to be able to give me a clear answer on the eviction process in this situation.
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