Can I be removed from a home by my son-in-law if I visit my daughter once a month?

I stay for about 7-10 days. She is the co-owner of the house and I am considered her guest. Her

husband doesn’t want me there. The police that he called to have me removed said that I can stay as a guest of my daughter. Is there another way he can have me removed from the home?

Asked on October 24, 2017 under Real Estate Law, Michigan


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

So long as your daughter is on the deed (title) to the house, then she is a legal owner. Accordingly, she has the right to invite guests onto the property as she pleases. Her husband cannot stop her. The only other way he can keep you from visiting is if he obtains a protective order of some kind (i.e. a restraining order, etc.) which would be issued in the event you somehow place him in fear for his safety.

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