If I’m on a lease with another person, can that person evict me?

I am on a lease for a mobile home with
my dad. I have been the one living here
and paying for it. Can he evict me just
because he gets mad even with my name
on the lease?

Asked on June 1, 2016 under Real Estate Law, Colorado


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

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

No, your father cannot  do this. Only a landlord can evict a tenant or co-tenant. If your father attempts to forcibly remove you or your belongings, you can take legal action against him.

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