Lutz, FL asked in Small Claims for Florida

Q: I have Friends A, B, and C who are all on a lease agreement for a townhome. Friend A had a girlfriend. She won’t leave.

As far as I know, Friend A invited her over and it was during her stay that they broke up. Friend B and C do not want her there anymore, and as far as I know neither does Friend A. Is it still possible for Friends B and C to issue a trespass claim to the ex? And is it possible because of the suspension on all “non enforceable processes” regarding eviction in the state of FL?

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Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: I believe all three tenants (A, B, and C) would have to join in a lawsuit to evict A's ex-girlfriend. If, by "trespass claim", you mean reporting an allegation of criminal conduct to the proper authorities, I doubt that the police or state's attorney would prosecute.

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