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My father owns a property that he owns. He had a stroke 7

My father owns a property that he owns. He had a stroke 7 years, and has not lived in his home because of repairs being done. His home is now done, and he wishes to go home and live with a new care taker. My sisters who's staying in his home has changed the locks and installed a alarmed. He wants access to his home and wants her to start paying rent effective Nov 1st. As of today, it's been 4 months that we are unable to get her to answer the phone. Please advise. Thanks

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Barrister

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I am wondering how to get rid of an unwanted house guest.

I am wondering how to get rid of an unwanted house guest. She was thrown out of one place and we gave her a place to stay for a few days. She was never a tenant, never received mail, and didn't have a lease. Are we allowed to put her stuff outside and have her escorted out by the police or even just change the locks? I am in Florida.

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Barrister

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I am not a landlord. I am a guest in the home of a family

I am not a landlord. I am a guest in the home of a family friend. The utilities are in my name. I am in Philadelphia, PA.Two months ago, a young girl I worked with was in a jam, pregnant and losing her housing with her family. I invited her to stay with me to help her get on her feet. I have been collecting $100/month from her to stay in the master br and bath. We have no contract, everything has been verbal, or in text communications.Within two weeks, her boyfriend moved in. In spite of numerous objections and confrontations, he is now living here. This morning there was a loud argument between my guest and her boyfriend. I asked him to leave and not return. After an hour he left however when I returned from work he was here. As a way of dealing with the added expense of a third person, she and her boyfriend pay 2/3d's of the utilities.Because they both now refuse to leave, more immediately the boyfriend, I called the police and when they came, after a conversation, the boyfriend left. But, now he's back and the police told me the only thing I can do is start an eviction proceeding. The couple is going to squat if I file since they've informed me of as much and that it will give them 3 free months to do so.Is this true? I cannot have my family friend involved is something like this. They are an elderly couple and have been nothing but kind. How can I live with myself if any harm comes to their home or property because of my altruism and very bad judgement?Must I be a prisoner now and have no recourse legally. I am so confused. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration. I am not in a position to retain counsel through this.

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AttyHeather

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Husband owns house with two apartments in it. One of the

Husband owns house with two apartments in it. One of the tenants has offered to buy the property, and my husband has accepted contract. Second tenant, who also is a tenant at sufferance due to non payment of rent (DC-eviction in process) has now filed a preliminary and temporary injunction to block the sale, because both parties have told him that he will not be allowed to stay, no matter what happens. We have confirmed the injunction has been filed. We have not been actually served yet. There is an eviction pending for second tenant, as well as judgment being sought for the back rent. Settlement on the property was set to happen a week from Friday. Is there a way to block this injunction and proceed with settlement? To not do the settlement now will kill the deal, and my husband and I will suffer irreparable harm if we are not able to complete this sale. Please help!

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I'm a 85 year old man who has been a renter years,

Hello, i'm a 85 year old man who has been a renter for 32 years, the rental agreement expired in 2011 and last rental documents where sign in 2004. The original owners have past away and property was handed down to the son who verbally told me i would be allowed to live there for the rest of my life,now he has past away and left the property to his wife who has not given us a legit reason to evicted us, now my wife and i are being forced out of our residents of 32 years without any reason but to profit off the market. I have payed for all upgrades to the place such as heating and plumbing,carpets,sewer maintenance,drywall repair out of my own money for 32 years , i also fell in the home and broke my hip due to dry rot wood in basement steps. This is a house that was build in 1931 and had not been inspected in years,just recently we were made aware of the window seals and most of the paint is lead base and i was not aware.What are my rights as a renter and do i have squatters rights?

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Barrister

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Hey Ely I asked you about the shed on my property and how I

Hey Ely I asked you about the shed on my property and how I can get rid of it. My father in law is saying something about averse possession. What does that mean and does it apply to my situation?

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Ely

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Sublet tenant (I'm on lease with landlord but sublet is not)

sublet tenant (I'm on lease with landlord but sublet is not) didn't pay rent, I terminated my lease with landlord and it ends 3/1 but sublet is squatting. I have had a choice of giving her 3days pay or quit OR 30days tenancy termination notice, Id rather her leave without making scene or damages the house, I was nice to her and gave her choice. since she chose to have 30days, I gave her that instead of 3days notice with a contingency of moving out on 3/8.(She said her new place is not ready til 8th so I agreed)Now she's accusing me and the other person for stealing her stuff, I want her out, I told her if she doesn't stop harrassing us, I'll enforce the 3 days notice. Is it doable?Since I gave her 30days, can I still give her 3days? Please help me.

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Barrister

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I have had a Subway restaurant in a area 25 years. Lease

I have had a Subway restaurant in a downtown area for over 25 years. Leasementions 1500 square feet leased. For that period of time I have used a backroom for an office and the basement for storage of records. When rented 25years ago the area was extremely depressed. Downtown is now enjoying arevival, condos, arts, restaurants, the place to be. Building I am in was recentlysold. I have 14 years left on my lease. Question, am I safe storing the recordsand the space I have used for a office for 25 years? By that I mean could theykick me out of this area or demand rent when I had never payed anything to theprevious landlord. thanks

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Loren

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My fencing company put in posts privacy fence on my lot &

My fencing company put in posts for a privacy fence on my lot & home I purchased 6 months ago. My neighbor then put up No Trespassing signs and is claiming by Adverse Possession that the area is hers. Granted she has been mowing it for many, many years prior to my purchase of the home but can she claim scatters rights on it?

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P. Simmons

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