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If you have a verbal month to month tenancy agreement with this person, then you have to terminate it with a written 30 day notice. If you have given her a written 30 day notice and she hasn't vacated within that 30 days then you can evict her through the courts to get a judgment and a writ that the sheriff will execute to physically remove her.
If she ignores the notice, and she very well may, then 32 days after you gave the written notice, you would have to file a formal eviction complaint called a "dispossessory warrant". Once you file the paperwork with the court clerk, the tenant will be served with it by the Sheriff. They will then have 7 days to respond to it. If they file an answer, the court clerk will then notice both sides of the date of the hearing and you both have to appear.
At the hearing, you basically both tell your sides of the story. Since she is an at will tenant, she really has no defenses against the eviction so you will get a judgment. The judge can make the eviction order immediate so the Sheriff can physically remove her and her belongings immediately or can set some date in the future. Normally they will give the tenant a few days before you can have the Sheriff forcibly remove her.
This is strictly a state matter because it is a rental contract issue between a landlord and a tenant. The only faster way would be if she threatened you or physically assaulted you as then you could file for a restraining order and she would be forced to move out immediately.
But other than that, if she refuses to leave, you are kind of stuck here until you get a legal eviction.
As an aside, in addition to being an attorney, I have also been a landlord for over 26 years...
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