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

Q: My mother in law passed a little over a week ago. My husband and I live next door and his name is on the deed to our

And his name is on the deed to hers as well. His cousin moved in with her about a year ago and was only suppose to stat a few months but here we are a year later. My question is, is my husband allowed to kick him out because he won't be paying for power and such and we don't want the bills to get backed up before we move over there. The cousin is acting like a complete jerk to us.

2 Lawyer Answers
Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman
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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: No, he can not just kick the cousin out, unfortunately. He will need to go through the proper legal channels to have the cousin evicted.

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
Answered
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Your husband will have to go through the legal process to have him evicted from the property.

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