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Can my spouse lock me out of the house if my name is on the mortgage and the deed?

My boyfriend is threatening to change the locks on our home while I am gone to work. We just purchased our house 2 months ago and my name is on the mortgage and deed. What are my rights and what can I do if he does chang… (Read more)

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Samuel Michaels

Founder & Lawyer, SM Legal

If you are an equal owner of the home, then you generally will have the same entitlements as any other owner. If your partner acts unilaterally in a way which interrupts your use and enjoyment of the property, you will likely have grounds for legal recourse.

Answered: 8 months ago