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Locked out - which court and how to get help

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03 Jul 12 #340909 by humdrum
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STBX has changed locks on FMH. It is jointly owned and some of my things are still inside. Have tried to do things nicely by asking for acess through a solicitor''s letter but got no answer and when I did go round he was there and ended up slamming door in my face. He has now changed the locks. How would I go about getting the court to allow me access or to require him to give me a copy of the keys? Would I do this through the family court or is there another way?

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03 Jul 12 #340917 by MrsMathsisfun
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I think you are entitled to get a locksmith to come and open the house, I would check with the police.

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03 Jul 12 #340920 by humdrum
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I think you are right, but locksmiths are not cheap. Can locksmiths open well-secured doors without having to kick them in?

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03 Jul 12 #340924 by Easteregg
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I used a locksmith and he got me in without damaging any locks at all. I did inform the police what I was doing first, just to cover my own back. Hope this helps

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