Teneisha it depends on your State Laws,
In Florida once a tennant has establish residency and refuses to go when their is a disagreement you must file a writ of ejection (essentially an evicition notice), It is an affidavit filed with the court, however he has the right to attend it and contest it the judge would note if he contributes towards the rent monetarily , how long hes resided there, is his name on a lease or mortgage e.t.
Check with a your local chapter of Legal Aid, or contact a Real Estate Lawyer in your area for more information.
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