I own property, I discovered that I had a squatter. An eviction was filed, person was served. She has now moved out. Do I have to wait for clearance from the sheriff department to enter the home and start cleaning up and doing repairs if the person left on their own?
From a legal point of view, I would wait until you got a court order granting your eviction as you already filed the eviction. However from a safety point of view, I would have the sheriff enter the home and check it out as you never know about squatters.
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Love that "passive voice"! (i.e., "an eviction WAS FILED"). Why not just ask the LAWYER who filed it?
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No the law permits you to enter and change the locks once you are sure they have vacated. You don't need to wait for the sheriff or writ of possession to be executed
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I agree wait until the police check it. At worse you have a pretty credible witness (a sheriff) if squatter ever claims you did x, y or z.
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