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A Life Estate in Real Property is completely different than the concept of a lodger. A Lodger is a person who lives in a single family home either as a guest, or asa person who rents a room.
A person who holds a Life Estate has an ownership interest in the Real Property. It is not complete ownership, rather it is a limited ownership. Essentially you have the right to live in and use the property for the term of your life. Once you pass away the "Remainderman" receives the estate back to him in full ownership - also known as fee simple ownership.
As a Life Tenant you can not be evicted because you are not a lease holder or a tenant, but rather an actual owner.
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