Chicago, IL asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Illinois

Q: If someone resides with me but is not helping financially, How do I go about evicting them legally?

We both legally reside in the home. I am just preparing for this type of situation in advance, so no papers have been filed but I would like to know what i need to do.

1 Lawyer Answer
Vincent Anthony Incopero
Vincent Anthony Incopero
  • Elmhurst, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Without additional information regarding the other resident, it is very difficult to provide advice. For instance, do you rent or own the residence. Is the non contributing party a co-owner or a party listed on the lease agreement. Is there an agreement, written or oral, that the non-contributing resident is to pay rent. Only with more information can proper advice be provided.

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