Akron, OH asked in Divorce for Ohio

Q: Husband changed the locks and refuses to allow me to enter, belongings have not been divided and two children involved

Do I legally have the right to enter and remain with my children?

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2 Lawyer Answers
Philip Allan Logan Esq
Philip Allan Logan Esq
Answered
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Probably, unless there is a court protection order or he has been given exclusive occupancy by the courts. Are you going through a divorce, then discuss with your attorney. If you go there, take a policeman with you. Hire an attorney if you dont have one.

Joseph Jaap
Joseph Jaap
Answered
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Yes, you do have the rent to enter if a court has not issued any order to keep you out, but if you break in or cause a breach of the peace, he could call the police, lie about the circumstances, and get you in trouble or arrested. Use the Find a Lawyer tab and retain a local divorce attorney as soon as possible to review your situation and advise you of your options.

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