Q: I live in Oregon. My son is occupying the house I own without my permission by force and refuses to leave. What do I do?
If your son is trespassing on the property, you should call your local police department. However, you may need to consult a local landlord tenant or real property attorney to assist with ejectment. It sounds like you do not have a lease agreement with you, but there are a lot of facts that could change the answer to your question.
Gregory L Abbott agrees with this answer
A: You need to review everything in detail with a local landlord-tenant attorney. Your choices are likely to be filing in court to evict him if there legally is a landlord-tenant relationship between you. It may not be as clear cut as it may seem. If there is no landlord-tenant relationship, then you are likely going to have to file an ejectment action against him in court. Eviction and ejectment share similar goals - get the person out, with the help of the Sheriff if necessary - but how one gets there legally is quite different with ejectment usually taken longer and being more expensive than eviction. Only a careful review of all the facts will determine how to best proceed. Good lucki.
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