How to evict a roommate?

Question Details: One of our roomates has not paid rent in the last 2 months. When the lease was renewed last month he refused to be listed on the lease. At that time we asked him to leave the house. He said he would but of course never did. He has done damage to the property and we suspect him of theft and drug use. We have called the police multiple times but they have told us there is nothing they can do. Can we change the locks, put locks on the bathrooms, anything at all even just to inconvenience him? We would really love to have him evicted, but it seems like noone knows what to do. Everyone we have asked for advice so far, including the clerk at the court house doesn't have the answer.

Answered 3 years ago| Contributor
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