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Renting a room from a friend with a verbal agreement he passed away now the owner wants me out do they have to evict me legally or do I have to leave right away
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My sympathies for the loss of your roommate and friend.
What state is this in regards ***** *****?
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Lawyer: legalgems, Lawyer replied 3 months ago
Thank you. It is required to first provide notice to a tenant and then evict if that person fails to leave and they don't have a lease.
Self help eviction such as changing the locks is illegal.
Normally the owner will serve notice and if the occupant fails to leave then proceed with the eviction action. Many occupants that have no defense will generally vacate before that time because the court can impose attorney fees and costs and an eviction judgment is reported to the credit bureaus as well.
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