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can i legally kick my 23 year old son out of my house! i want

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can i legally kick my 23 year old son out of my house! i want to sell
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: UK Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 7 years ago.

Does he pay rent?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
No he does not pay rent. he left home and moved back in without my permission and refuses to leave
Expert:  Jo C. replied 7 years ago.

In that case, you certainly can.

He is not a tenant and does not have tenant's rights.

You can ask him to leave at any time lawfully. If you wanted to do this you could wait until he goes out and then change the locks to stop him returning. There may be other reasons that you don't want to do that of course but in law you would be allowed to.
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.

thankyou for your help. he insists he has rights but i have never agreed to him living there


Expert:  Jo C. replied 7 years ago.

Unfortunately in this world if you want rights you have to pay for at least some of them.

To have tenants rights you need to pay rent.