Not sure how to go about legally kicking out a roommate?
My wife, 6yr old daughter and I live in an apartment. My wife knew a girl, 16 and pregnant And let her stay her for like 3 months. She doesn't pay rent or clean or provide food. We need her to leave.. no one here is her legal guardian. Does her being a pregnant minor stop me from kicking her out? Please advise
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She is a minor? Not emancipated? There is no lease? You can give her a 5 day written notice to vacate and then if she still refuses file an eviction action.
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Sounds like a runaway,, perhaps her family is looking for her----that said, depending on the facts and details you want to speak to a local attorney BEFORE you call police---you may be accused of some culpability in the runaway's situation.
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Without any agreement to the contrary, permission to remain in your apartment can be revoked at any time. Before pursuing an eviction in Wyoming courts, you'll have to provide her with a notice to vacate that complies with Wyoming law. You're potentially subjecting yourself to an eviction by allowing her to stay, provided your lease agreement prohibits non-authorized residents or guests for longer than 10 days, for example. You should contact a landlord & tenant attorney in your area to make sure you are protecting your rights.
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