How can we remove the property of the former owner of the house that we just bought?

Question Details: My boyfriend and I purchased his sister's home a month ago. This was supposed to be an easy, stress free, no contract deal. He went to the bank, paid off the loan in cash and transferred the deed to his name and had it recorded. Now, here we are a month later, still waiting for her to remove her personal property from the house. She has told us that she spoke to a lawyer who told her as long as utilities are still in her name (the electricity is even after several times of us asking it to be disconnected so we can put it in our names), that we have to give her 30 days notice to remove her belongings. My boyfriend and I just desperately want to be able to turn our house into our home but are in limbo until her property is removed. Do we need to give her 30 days notice? Was all personal property left behind now our possessions? How do we go about handling this situation? Once again no contracts, deed signed and keys in our possession.

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