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I live in the state of Florida and live in my brothers house

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I live in the state of Florida and live in my brothers house that they let me live in, I invited a friend to stay with me for free until she could get on her feet, which has been almost a year, but she went to jail for 75 days and has just returned to my house 4 days ago and now I'm asking her to leave and she said I need to evict her. She pays no rent and no we are not a couple. Can I call the cops and have her removed with out all the evicting stuff. A friend said since she's has been gone more than 60 days it might play a roll in getting her out.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Ray replied 5 months ago.
Hi and welcome to JA. Ray here to help you today. Here you need to give her a 3 day notice to pay rent or quit.You would set rent here so high she will not pay.After 3 days you file to evict here fo failure to pay rent.This is the fastest way to get her out.When she was in jail here you should not have let her move back in.Once she did she is a tenant again and you need to evict. Set a rent amount here and give her the notice.$FILE/FORM%201.pdf?OpenElement Forms your county will have these. Brothers here need to sighn notice and file suit as owners.
Expert:  Ray replied 5 months ago.
I appreciate the chance to help you today.No way around notice and then eviction/forcible entry and detainer.You could offer her a little cash here to get her to leave.Thats your only other option other than to notice and evict.

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