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Can consent order enforce ex to move out

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11 Apr 12 #323066 by listep
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I think/hope we have now reached an agreement for me to pay my ex some cash and for me to keep the house (which is in my name, but this doesn''t matter anyway). He refuses to leave the house until I pay him (which is fair enough). My question is can the Consent Order enforce him to have to move out once I have paid him the amount agreed? I do not want to get stuck in a situation where I pay him the lump sum and he refuses to leave just because he is too comfortable not paying a penny towards any bills. I am unsure if the consent order can only enforce financial matters or can it be ordered that ''on payment received he has to leave the proparty and has no right to live there''?

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11 Apr 12 #323085 by cookie2
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Yes, Although the Consent Order only becomes enforcable once Absolute is granted. So if you don''t have it yet, apply for it. Then tell him to sling his hook.

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