Good morning. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you. Unlike many states, Michigan has no specific law regarding the time period. Although the tenant does have the right to the exclusive peaceful and quiet enjoyment of the property, the landlord does have the right to inspect provided the landlord has given the tenant "reasonable notice." Typically reasonable notice is 24 hours, not 3 days. Also, you do have leverage to terminate their tenancy. But, if they won't leave voluntarily, you would need to go through the legal process. When there is no lease, the occupants are considered “at will” tenants and treated legally as month to month
tenants. As such, you can terminate this tenancy by giving written notice of at least 30 days. If they do not leave voluntarily, under Michigan law, you will then need to give a 7-Day Notice to Quit...meaning they must vacate the premises within that period or face formal eviction
. Then, if they still have not left, you will have to file a petition for an eviction order. Once that is granted...you can have the sheriff evict. Unfortunately, you are not allowed to move their stuff out, change the locks, or take any other means of "self-help" eviction prior to obtaining the eviction order. This is the part of my job I don't like...when the law is not in favor of my customer. I wish I could tell you that you could just force them out immediately, but I can only provide you information based on the law so that you can act on the best available information to you. ………..I wish I had better news, but can only hope you recognize and understand my predicament and don't shoot the messenger. I'm sorry! Thank you so much for allowing me to help you with your questions. I have done my best to provide information which fully addresses your question. If you have any follow up questions, please ask! If I have fully answered your question(s) to your satisfaction, I would appreciate you rating my service as OK, Good or Excellent (hopefully Good or Excellent). I thank you in advance for taking the time to provide me a positive rating!