Hammond, LA asked in Uncategorized for Louisiana

Q: I was in a domestic dispute nearly two years ago and tried to get my boyfriend to leave the home. I called the police,

but the police took his side and threatened to arrest me if I called them again. I was also told as long as he received mail here, he was a resident. I was told my landlord could have him evicted. He tried but we both got the runaround and Covid-19 restrictions came into place by time we finally got word from someone. I'm still in this situation because he's still refusing to leave. Before I try to find a place to live, can anything be done about this situation legally so I wouldn't have to leave my home?

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Jacob Rennick
Jacob Rennick
  • West Monroe, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: Yes, your landlord can move to evict him only. If your landlord is willing to help, have them meet with a real estate attorney to make sure they are following proper eviction procedure, otherwise your boyfriend could have a potential wrongful eviction suit.

The Louisiana eviction moratorium is over now, so Covid should not prevent an eviction anymore.

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