Burbank, IL asked in Consumer Law, Estate Planning, Foreclosure and Real Estate Law for Illinois

Q: If my dad gave me $215,000 as a gift to buy a house in IL and the mortgage is in my name can I kick him out?

My dad gave me $215,000 to buy a house as a gift. The mortgage broker prepared a gift letter for me (19) to purchase this house in my sole name. I dislike my dad and he is toxic to my mental health. Down the road, I would like to kick him out of my house, since my name is on the mortgage and utilities and no one else is. Am I allowed to do that? Would I have to start him on a lease agreement to make him a tenant to remove him, or can I just make him leave whenever I want?

1 Lawyer Answer
Liu "Margaret" Yang
Liu "Margaret" Yang
  • Foreclosure Defense Lawyer
  • Plantation, FL

A: You're going to need more than free advice on the internet. Consult with a local real estate attorney ASAP.

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