Q: Tenant-at-will. Can i be evicted because the owner has sold the house?
Living with boyfriend and his grandparents. He was raised by his grandarents since birth. His aunt now has power of attorney over his grandfather, and guardianship over his grandmother which she just recently obtained. She's now using this power to try and evict us because she is upset and blames us for the caregiver she hired getting in trouble with social security, and no longer being able to work here. Is this legal?
Unfortunately, yes. If your boyfriend's aunt indeed has authority to sell the home (which isn't completely clear from your question) then the answer is yes.
Anytime you live in a house you don't own you can be evicted, especially if there isn't a rental agreement in place as it appears is the case here. However, the manner in which she tries to evict you matters, rental agreement or not. If you want to make sure you're being evicted properly and being given sufficient time to move out, I should be able to help.
Wish you the best!
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