U.S. parents sue 30-year-old son who refuses to move out

Parents sue deadbeat son to get out of their house

Modal Trigger Michael Rotondo sits during an eviction proceeding brought by his parents Mark and Christina of Camillus. Doug Dowty Post Standard

Mark and Christina Rotondo wanted their son Michael out of their home in Camillus.

In his own filing, Michael believes his parents are required to give him six months' notice to leave and says he's never been required to contribute to household expenses.

In another note, obtained by WSTM, the parents offer him $1,100 "so you can find a place to stay" and suggest that for money, he could get a job or sell some of his belongings like his stereo and weapons.

Mark and Christina Rotondo first asked Michael to move out of the family home in Camillus, upstate NY, in February, giving him 14 days to leave. You will not be allowed to return (sic),"Syracuse.com quotes from the first eviction letter sent on February 2".

Ultimately the judge ruled in his mother's favor. He's lived at home for the past eight years.

Mr and Mrs Rotondo filed their case with the Onondaga County Supreme Court, near Syracuse, New York on 7 May, after months of unsuccessfully urging their son to leave.

Greenwood rejected Rotondo's suggestion as "outrageous", the Post-Standard of Syracuse reported.

Rotondo told WSYR after Greenwood's ruling that he plans to get some things from the Camillus, New York, home, adding that he wasn't sure where he would stay now. In that case, Rotondo claims he was unfairly fired when he said he couldn't work Saturdays since that is when he had visitation with his child. In the second-to-last letter, on March 5, the parents warned they would take actions to make sure he left the home. And then shortly afterwards it's like, "Hey you lost your son and get out of the house.' I was devastated when I lost my son", Rotondo said.

He also ordered adult protective services to investigate the situation. He made it clear that he didn't live in a basement, and that he had his own bedroom. He told reporters that he isn't jobless and runs an online business, but wouldn't elaborate.

He also refused to discuss his work history with Business Insider besides saying he had done "unskilled labor" in the past, but not "physical labor".

"So I'm expecting something like that". When asked about that further, however, he would only say: "My business is my business".

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