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Question: My mom has asked my neice to move out. She wont pay rent or move out. What can my mom do to make her move out?
Answer: This depends on whether she is considered a tenant or a guest. If there was an understanding that she was going to be renting a room then the landlord/tenant act would apply. If she is just a guest the act would not apply. If she is a tenant you must first give a written notice that if all backdue rent is not paid within 5 days her tenancy will terminate. If she does not pay you then need to file a FED (forcible entry and detainer action) in Justice of the Peace Court and seek a formal order of eviction. You can find more information on the process and the necessary forms on the Maricopa County Justice of the Peace Court website. If she is only a guest and refuses to leave you could change the locks or consider the matter a criminal trespass and call the police.
My mom has asked my neice to move out. She wont pay rent or move out. What can my mom do to make her move out?
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