This person and I used to date. I no longer want to live in my house and I do not feel safe staying in my own home anymore
You can ask the person to leave, but if the person refuses, you will have to follow the eviction process. Since that is likely to be uncomfortable, and could take a couple months, you should use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to handle the eviction. If you don't follow the proper process, it could take even longer. As an alternative, you could ask the landlord to file the eviction. But landlord doesn't have to. If the person makes any threats of harm, call the police and file for a protection order, which would order the person to stay out. Talk to a local attorney about the situation and decide how to proceed.
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