Asked in Civil Litigation and Landlord - Tenant for Florida

Q: Can a officer come on private property and demand your ID if they wasn't called

Was durning an eviction, but landlord had agreed to given us more time to move the day before , in front of another officer.

1 Lawyer Answer
Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: "It was during an eviction" - this means that the sheriff was there to execute the writ of possession. What happened the day before is anyone's guess, but once the writ of possession is posted, the sheriff is going to come out on their schedule. The answer to your question is yes - the officer is absolutely allowed to ask for your ID, and you are required to identify yourself.

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