Atlanta, GA asked in Divorce and Landlord - Tenant for Georgia

Q: If a move out date was ordered in the divorce, do I still have to file eviction of he refuses to move out?

He was given a move out date of November 10, 2023,he claims I still have to file an eviction and he doesn't have to leave. Is this true?

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Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: No, that's not true. Speak to a family law attorney who can guide you through your options.

Alake Colwell Furlow
Alake Colwell Furlow
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  • Dacula, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: No, you do not have to file a dispossessory action if he doesn't vacate the premises. You should be discussing this issue with the attorney who handled your divorce. If you did not have an attorney, the proper course of action is contempt if he does not leave as ordered by the court.

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