I was assaulted in November 2016 by my boyfriends mom. We currently live in the same house. The lease is in her name but my boyfriend & I do pay her rent and utilities. She has tried to lock us out of our apartment and has tried to kick me out, the police have told her she needs to go through an eviction process. She continues to harass me occasionally. There is still an open case against her. I have reason to believe she is going to file a no trespassers order on me to try to make me leave without going through the eviction process. Can she file a no trespassing order against me if I haven't done anything wrong? Should I file one against her (even though the apartment is in her name)?
I am sorry to hear about your situation. You can not be forcibly evicted and may not be evicted unless and until a judge orders it. You should consult an experienced attorney to review your documents and privately advise you on this matter. Best of luck!
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Probably not. If you are an established tenant and live there, she has to go to court to evict you. Having said that, we never know for sure what poice will do in any given situation, but my strong bet is they would tell her again to go to court if she wants you out.
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