Q: I live where I work and they just sent me an eviction notice and it say I'm squatting, can get legally evict me?

I pay partial rent and don't have a rental agreement and been living where I work ( maintenance man) for 8 years. They wrongfully fired me but then gave me my job back at the end of the week (I didn't ask for it back) now I have an eviction notice saying I'm squatting and have to move. With the pandemic I thought there were no evictions but also it's harder to find housing because no one's being evicted. Can they just evict me with that little notice?

1 Lawyer Answer
David Soble
David Soble
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Farmington Hills, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: Without a written lease, you have a month to month rental agreement (oral agreement). Therefore, they would have to give you 30 days notice. You should also note that in Michigan there are new measures in place with the district courts related to the residential eviction process that require more diligence on behalf of your landlord. Don't do this on your own. Immediately seek counsel. Good luck. www.ProvenResource.com

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