Any time an occupant of a dwelling unit has a claim to ownership of the property, you will have to file an ejectment in Circuit Court to remove such person. This is not a summary proceeding. The defendant will have 20 days to file a responsive pleading. The case will take many months.
What constitutes a claim of ownership?
A contract to purchase the property. An option to purchase the property. Even if said contracts/options have expired. A claim to the property in probate. Spousal rights under Florida homestead.
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