Atlanta, GA asked in Estate Planning and Landlord - Tenant for Georgia

Q: I met this guy a few months ago who lived alone. He just lost his wife and his mom and was really depressed.

I was in a situation where i was previously living and i needed to move. So it seemed like we could both help each other. He asked me if i would consider moving in with him as friends and help him get his house back in order, it would have probably been considered unlivable in its current state. He said i would not have to pay any rent or bills but i would have to do everything else as far as taking care of the home. I made it very clear to him that I didnt have any family living and not many people to count on so if i move in with him unless he has good reason he cant just throw me out because i have nowhere to go. He said as long as I hold up my end I didnt have anything to worry about. That i would have my own room and come and go as i please in a respectful manner. Well 2 months later, which is now, he wants me to be his girlfriend and because i dont want the same thing he says I have to get out. He has been mildly physical, throwing mail and hitting me in face with it. Im scared

1 Lawyer Answer
Jammie Taire
Jammie Taire
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Snellville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Hello:

This sounds like a really bad situation and my first response would be for you to leave and get yourself out of this situation. Your safety is of the utmost importance. I am not sure of the question. What is your specific question?

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