My old squatter situation was so bad that I had to endure emotional abuse almost everyday and the police could do nothing until I finally got an eviction notice to remove the person. I want to help my friend, but I want to avoid going through a similar situation where I would have to go through my local courthouse and spend 100's of dollars to evict the person if the situation goes bad. My question is if I have my friend sign a paper saying that I have the right at any point to tell him to leave will that be enough for a Police Officer to forcibly remove him from my property? Or will I just be better off simply not providing that person a place to stay. I'm really conflicted and I need to see where I stand legally because I can't take the stress of my last situation again.
No. There is no way or anything you can put in writing to waive the landlord/tenant statutes/rights. No matter what you do you will have to go to court to evict. If you are not comfortable renting just don't do it to begin with.
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There is no way to allow someone to live at your residence and then have them removed without a writ of possession after filing a removal action (eviction, ejectment, unlawful detainer).
The best thing to do is to decline to help or pay for a week at a residence hotel for them to help them get back on their feet.
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