What happens if my tenant refuses to leave, I am not covered by the residential tenancy act. Alberta canada. The

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Customer: what happens if my tenant refuses to leave, I am not covered by the residential tenancy act
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?
Customer: alberta canada
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: no
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Customer: The conditional lease ends december 1st, I have a family friend I want to move in, I am worried about my current tenant refusing to leave and want to better understand what would be required of me if that happened
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Hello! My name is Debra (formerly known as Legal Ease). Thank you for your question. I'm reviewing it now, and will post back again shortly.

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I don't take calls. The fee for the call never went through anyway.

Do you want me to assist you online?

Or you can make the phone request and see if someone else takes the call.

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Online works , but I'm on a train that goes underground - I won't have internet access for a little bit
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I can try though
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Has the tenant said they won't leave?

Customer
No - I've just advised him that I have someone who will sign a lease - I'm just curious about what to do if he refuses , we haven't had a great relations
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hip while he has lived here
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What can I do if he should refuse?
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Debra, Expert

You could try and change the locks but often the police don't understand the law and require you to let him back in.

So then you would have to get an order for possession from the court. After that depending on where you live the sheriff or bailiff will remove him.

It may be best to look for a lawyer now just in case you need them.

You can contact the Law Society and use their Lawyer Referral Service. You will be given the name of a lawyer and can consult with the lawyer and the first half hour will be free.

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1-***-***-**** or
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Thanks for the resource , I appreciate it . Have a good night .
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You are very welcome.

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Thanks and take good care.

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