My son is 17 years old, an A level student, and refuses to vacate our property. I do not want him living in this household and I need to understand where I stand within the law regarding this issue. Can I evict him for his atrocious behaviour, the unrest and unease he creates within the family?
Province/Country relating to question : Kent. UK
Calling the police and they say that it is a civil case, although they didn't sound too sure. I was thinking of asking social services to come and take him, but they are a nightmare department and I would prefer not to get into their system.
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No , he is a school boy
If he hasn't paid rent then he is really just a guest in your house.If you are willing to evict him then you can do so by giving reasonable notice and if he refuses to leave then you could, if you are prepared to, literally just change the locks after him.If he is 17 then social services will not be interested as he is over 16 although only just over.
Do I have to keep him at home by law as he is at school, or does that threshold finish when he turns16 and he no longer has any rights in this house, he is saying that he won't go.
I did reply to this but I think it was deleted by accident.If he is 16 then you have no obligation towards him at all.
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