My uncle passed away and there is a squatter in the residence. She has stolen approximately $7000 from his bank account, emptied his house (we have a dumpster bill) stolen his guns (shes a convicted felon as is her son), boat, trailer etc. We have a detective working one side.
Now we need to remove her from the property. I'm being listed as PR. What do we do? There is no lease. We are afraid she's going to burn down the house or turn on the sinks to cause damage. What is the fastest way of removing her & her son?
You should find an attorney to file a lawsuit called "unlawful detainer" against them, asking the judge to order the sheriff to kick them out. You could also file a theft count and a conversion count against her.
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If this person was never a tenant (I.e never paid rent), then you need to file an unlawful detainer action. I suggest you retain an attorney for this. I'm also going to change the practice area to real estate.
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If you think the person is a threat to burn the house down, you should notify the police and make sure the house is insured. As my colleagues have said, to remove her from the house, your attorney should file an action for unlawful detainer.
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