What happens if my husband changed the locks?

What happens if my husband changed the locks?

Changing the locks on the family home so your husband doesn’t have access is not a viable solution to domestic unrest. He can call the police — and the authorities will likely inform you that unless you have a court order granting you the exclusive right to occupy the home, you must let him back in the house.

Can I change locks if wife moves out?

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We get this question quite frequently \u2013 \u201cMy wife moved out. The short answer is \u201cno.\u201d You do not legally have the right to change the locks on a house and prevent your wife from re-entering the home under such circumstances.Oct 4, 2015

Can I change the locks to keep my husband out?

If the property is jointly owned then you cannot change the locks without the agreement of the other person. Both of you have a right to access and to occupy the property. If only one of you owns the property then the owner is entitled to change the locks.