I have a current ex bf who is moving out Thursday, but refuses to pay rent or any bills due unless I enter a legally binding contract with him stating that he pay child support and have visitation rights to my son. We were never married, my son is not biologically his; he has only been considered a stepfather for roughly 7 years, inconsistently living with my son and I. Bio father has never been involved and does not pay child support.
My question is...can my ex legally do this? He wants to have a statement written up and notarized. I'm feeling quite bullied here. Help!
No. Hire an attorney to file an unlawful detainer action to remove him from your premises.
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He can ask for the statement, but you are under no obligation to provide the statement. If he refuses to get out you could file for eviction provided you follow the law as concerns same. If he does move out Thursday, you could file a legal action against him seeking unpaid rent/bills. Consult with an attorney concerning these issues.
The answer to your question is based solely on the limited facts presented and is not a substitute for an in depth, in person consultation with an attorney of your choosing in your state, which this provider suggests prior to taking any action. Furthermore, this does not establish an attorney-client relation and should not be relied on for same.
You are under no obligation to sign anything. There are several options available to you should he continue the bullying after he moves out. You should consult with a local family law attorney to discuss your options.
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