Legal Question in Landlord & Tenant Law in Georgia

I have a 21 year old tenant living in my basement apartment. His mother has consistently paid the rent. It is on a tenancy-at-will basis. I have presented him the papers seeking to have him evicted 59 days ago and e-mailed them to his mother as an FYI. She acknowledged receipt of it.

When I file with the court for a hearing, is he the sole tenant or is she, or both?

Asked on 8/04/13, 1:02 pm

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Glenn M. Lyon, Esq. MacGREGOR LYON, LLC, Business Attorneys
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The person actually residing in the apartment is the tenant (unless you agreed otherwise). Simply paying rent for someone does not make them a tenant.

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Answered on 8/05/13, 5:06 am


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