If you let someone stay at your house for a week, can you kick them out?

They are not renting nor leasing; they are just staying here.

Asked on November 7, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Florida

Answers:

B Elaine Jones / The Law Office of B. Elaine Jones

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Yes, you can kick them out.  If they stay there long enough to receive mail, change their address on their identification, that kind of stuff, then you will have to evict them.  Ask them to leave and if they don't then contact the local police and report the person is trespassing the police should be able to assist you from there by issuing a trespass.  Hope this helps you out.

Sincerely,

B. Elaine Jones, Esq.


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