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Good morning. I certainly understand the situation and your concern. Absent anything in writing, you would be considered a month to month tenant. Even though you do not pay rent, the court would likely consider the services/work provided to him, as a form of rental payment. When a tenant is on a month to month lease, the landlord or the tenant may terminate a month-to-month tenancy by a written notice given to the other at least thirty (30) days before the termination date specified in the notice. As such, you would need to vacate once he gives you the proper notice, by the end of the 30 days. I know it is not ideal or what you were hoping to hear but without anything in writing, this is likely how the court would view the situation and what he could do, if he no longer wants you to live there.
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