Eviction

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Question: My roommate had a friend come over and ask if he could spend the night. We agreed to let him spend the night and a week later he won't leave. He isn't a tenant here and pays no bills here. What do i need to do to get him out of my home?

Answer: Your remedy can be found in A.R.S. 33-1378. It allows you to contact law enforcement to ask the guest to be removed. That statute reads: 33-1378. Removal of guest A person who is a guest of a tenant who is not named on a written lease and who remains on the premises without the permission of the tenant or the landlord is not a lawful tenant and that person's presence in or on the premises does not constitute residency or tenancy. A person who knowingly remains on the premises without the permission of the tenant or the landlord may be removed by a law enforcement officer at the request of the tenant or the landlord who is entitled to possession of the premises.

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  • My roommate had a friend come over and ask if he could spend the night. We agreed to let him spend the night and a week later he won't leave. He isn't a tenant here and pays no bills here. What do i need to do to get him out of my home?

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