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15 Apr 12 #323942 by matta
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Hi

First off sorry about the spelling..

Ok here goes

May wife left me last saturday and told me not to return to home and find some were els to stay.. the home is morgaged and in both names..
have been back today to get some thing( she only left me with 7 days worth of cloths and my car) and she has changed all the door locks and is not letting me go back in to the house.. so my question is... what can i do and how do i go about cetting a court order to get back in to the house.

The other problem is that she has not worked for the last 3 years and i have been paying the morgage and bills and i dont think she can pay it on her own.


Any help would be great

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15 Apr 12 #323986 by humdrum
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If you are a joint owner of the house she cannot exclude you without a court order. I believe you can break a window or door to enter, or you can call the police to help you gain access, but let someone else confirm that. You have to be careful that confrontations don''t provide her with material to accuse you of other things, for example, my ex has accused me in court of of coming to the house and stealing his money and leaving the lights on to intimidate him (he hasn/t changed the locks but I am too scared to go back even though I have many belongings still in the house).

It is a very frustrating situation. Hope things improve.

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