You must be fearful for your own safety to get a domestic violence restraining order. If you are afraid for your safety it is get the restraining order. Otherwise you will need to serve him a 60 day notice to get out and then file an unlawful detainer action.
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You should consult with an attorney about what specifically makes your scared. I understand he yells and calls you names. Discussing the domestic violence issue with an attorney should be your next step. There are attorneys that offer a free consultation. Based on what may or may not be domestic violence, an eviction may be necessary. It is difficult to give a detailed analysis on these posts in a situation like this. If you found the response helpful, please click the helpful tab.
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Do both. Legally, your boyfriend does not have the right to be in your apartment. He is not even leasing it from you.
Move his stuff to a storage unit, change the locks and file for a restraining order. Have your attorney contact him with the storage unit information with instructions on how to get his stuff. All communication should go through your attorney.Ask a similar question