Can a debt collector legally come into my home to collect items from someone who doesn’t live there anymore?

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Can a debt collector legally come into my home to collect items from someone who doesn’t live there anymore?

My son (25) was living at my house. I had him legally evicted through the courts. If a company wins a judgment against him with the right to legally collect an item he defaulted on do I have to let them in my house (when they show up with the police for an official collections with paper)? He has been legally evicted from my house for over 6 months now and this is not his legal residence. But he did leave things behind. I don’t know which of those he owes on. But I don’t want people coming into my house to even search for items. I know people may come to collect because I still get his mail.

Asked on March 11, 2012 under Bankruptcy Law, Florida

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