Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Tennessee

Q: How do I remove unwanted trespassing, unwanted guests no longer wanted in a home without a lease agreement?

Guest of home owner wishes that said guests would vacate property once granted for a short period, now no longer granted to leave said property. Guest were granted access to home, for a period of time, to find new housing, violated verbal agreement, by not finding other housing within that time permitted. Once home owner asked guest to leave, guests did not follow the request they instead, have ignored all verbal requests and now come and go as they please, locking in dogs, all day, so none can enter room. Guests do not receive mail at said property, nor have any written agreement to stay on property or keys to room, have broken laws by breaking and entering numurs times and on camera. Have verbally assault other residents and have threatened harm numerous times when asked to leave property by home owner and other residents living in said home. Home owner is retired and has low income coming in monthly and can not afford an eviction notice, or a lawyer. Is scared for her own safety.

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Anthony M. Avery
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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: The only legal remedy is filing a Detainer Warrant, and that is what he should do today.

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