Person has been here 4 months without paying rent. She has no lease.
Ive given her a 30 day notice.
After 30 days can i chance the locks?
Nope. Unless you want to get sued under Fla. Stat. 83.67 since you mentioned not paying rent. You wanted to PLAY landlord - now you get to PAY like one. You will need to retain a real estate/landlord lawyer to sue her for removal. Something that should have been done 4 months ago.
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It depends; if you had an AGREEMENT with her, whereby she was to pay you rent in exchange for being able to stay there, then no, you can't change the locks until you lawfully regain possession. If she refuse to go when you ask, retain a good local landlords attorney asap; You may want to be prepared so the lawyer can start right away on day 31 if she is still there. Hope this helps.
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