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What could be done if one spouse insists on separation, and another half refuses to leave?

My husband suffers from multiple addictions and bipolar depression and has been struggling for many years. Things continue to worsen and I have requested that he leaves the family home and we separate bearing, given the… (Read more)

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Samuel Michaels

Founder & Lawyer, SM Legal

In general, whether one spouse can insist on the other leaving will depend on the ownership of the property.

If the property is held jointly, then it may not be possible to insist on your spouse leaving.

If you require further legal assistance, you may benefit from contacting your local law society referral service or legal aid clinic.

Answered: 8 months ago