Legal Question in Civil Litigation in Alabama

If you need to sell your home; to move to another state How much notice do you give a person living there? They pay no rent just the gas bill!

Asked on 3/27/10, 8:24 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

James Coleman Murchison & Howard, LLC

If there is a lease, 30 days. If there is no lease, and they are merely living there with your permission, you are not required to give any notice. However, you should be reasonable. The court will usually say 30 days is reasonable.

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Answered on 4/01/10, 9:11 am
Mari Morrison Mari Morrison, P.C.

I agree that 30 days is reasonable. However, there are more questions which I would want information from you. Such as, is there some type of agreement under which this person was allowed to live in the house. Are you living in that house as well?

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Answered on 4/01/10, 12:25 pm

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