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I moved in with a friend into her mother's basement. Have

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Hello, I moved in...
Hello, I moved in with a friend into her mother's basement. Have been there for almost 2 years. The family had a fight ...mother kicked out daughter but said I could stay. 48 hours later daughter says I have 2 wks to move out , Mother is not wanting to get in the middle, and is the sole owner of the house. Neither of us have a written agreement. Where do I stand? Can they just kick me out in the cold? or do they have to give me written notice and for how long?
JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Minnesota
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: No not yet, But if they harm my dog while at work I am thinking about a restraining order
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: not that I can think of
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Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney and will try my best to help with your situation. There may be a slight delay in my responses as I type out an answer or reply.

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Did you both move into the mother's house at the same time or did you move in later after the friend moved in?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
at the same time
Family Lawyer: Barrister, Lawyer replied 1 month ago

Ok, then friend is not your landlord, the mother is. And only she can terminate your tenancy and evict you if she wants you out. So if she did want to do so, mother would have to give you a written 30 day notice to vacate and then file a formal eviction action in court to get a judgment and a writ that the sheriff would execute to force you to leave. That takes around a month after the 30 day expires..

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So legally, if the mother wanted you out, it would take around 2 months before she could force you to leave.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
did you get my answer? we moved in at the same time
Family Lawyer: Barrister, Lawyer replied 1 month ago

Ok, then friend is not your landlord, the mother is. And only she can terminate your tenancy and evict you if she wants you out. So if she did want to do so, mother would have to give you a written 30 day notice to vacate and then file a formal eviction action in court to get a judgment and a writ that the sheriff would execute to force you to leave. That takes around a month after the 30 day expires..

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So legally, if the mother wanted you out, it would take around 2 months before she could force you to leave.

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thanks

Barrister

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Thank you!
Family Lawyer: Barrister, Lawyer replied 1 month ago

You are very welcome. Happy to help any time.

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It was my pleasure to work with you and help with your question. If you ever need me in the future, you can post a new question with "For Barrister" in the title and the JustAnswer employees will get it to me.

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Family Lawyer: Barrister, Lawyer replied 1 month ago

Hello again,

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I just wanted to touch base with you and check in.

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Did you have any further questions I can help with?

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Thanks much

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