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My friend is having movers get her stuff out of the rental in barataria Louisiana in the Jefferson Parish. At the same time she wants to change the locks and there’s a guy in her place who is not a roommate or on the lease. Can she call the police if he won’t leave or does she need to evict him.If so what is the eviction process. She’s moving feb 2nd
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Lawyer: Legal Eagle, Lawyer replied 5 months ago

Thanks for your patience. The answer to your question is yes, she could call the police if this person is not on the lease or is not a roommate. The only trouble is if this person is a friend of a person that is on the lease. If a person is staying with someone who is on the lease, they can stay there, but usually it's up to a maximum of two weeks before they must either leave or sign a lease.

If the man is just a person who does not otherwise have authorization to stay, then your friend can call the sheriff's department (the department that typically handles these issues) right away. This person is a trespasser and should be removed.

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