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So did the person actually vacate?
Did you go ahead and get the judgment for eviction?
If she is gone, how long has it been?
Ok, so did you get an actual judgment of eviction or not?
Ok, that is problematic because you should always go ahead and get the judgment of eviction to protect yourself. Legally she can simply move right back in and there is nothing legally that you can do about it since you didn't get a judgment against her.
Hopefully that won't happen, but she legally has that right since you do not have a legal order forcing her to leave..
With that said, you have the legal right as the landlord to enter for purposes of inspection. So you can enter the room to assess its condition and if it is clear that it is just trash left, take lots of pictures of the condition and then you can being cleaning up. But if she still has personal property there, like furniture, then you will have to wait until she removes it or tells you that she is done so you can retake possession.
As an aside, in addition to being an attorney, I have also been a landlord for over 26 years...
OK so I can go in now and take pictures and see what damage.
Now if she did leave anything how long do I have to leave it there ?
Basically you have to hold the property for 7 days after rent is due and unpaid... See this website for the specific details: