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How can I evict a weekly boarder. No written contract just a verbal agreement.

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Florida

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No, but I would like to know how the process works so I can file.

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Just that the relationship is no longer satisfactory and I want to discontinue it.

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How long has the renter occupied the unit?

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Almost 1 year
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In order to evict a tenant without a lease (which is considered a month-to-month lease), the landlord must provide the tenant with an eviction notice. The eviction notice must give the tenant 30 days to move out. If the eviction is based on non-payment of rent and the landlord wishes to keep the tenant, then they may serve them with a 3 day notice.

If the tenant does not move out within the time period or pay the rent, then the landlord must file an unlawful detainer suit against the tenant. There will be a hearing at which the tenant may present evidence to dispute the eviction. However, an eviction of a month-to-month lease will be granted by the court. Once the court has ruled in the landlord's favor, the landlord can serve the tenant with a writ of possession and request the assistance of the sheriff's office to evict the tenant.

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