Minneapolis, MN asked in Civil Rights and Domestic Violence for Minnesota

Q: do i have a right to make someone leave my home ASAP? hes an ex who has moved out and back in several times demandingly

ive asked for an OFP but it was costly and the judge recommended working it out. the police say he can stay here and we have to work it out. he has never paid rent, no utilities and has Coherced me into spending most of my inheritance over the past 2 years in the amount of $40k. hes verbally abusive and a narcissitic gaslighter. he just unloaded a ton a belongings into a spare room so he can have his own space???? the last time we fought was in jan i ended up in jail for assault due to throwing a lysol can at him because he pushed me into the fireplace after yelling at me for 2 hours. the police took me let him stay and made my 17 year old daughter find somewhere else to go. (she wasnt home during the argument)....and she refused to come back due to him being here. i need help. i think he has the police on his side. he has different personalities and can manipulate everything in his favor. i feel as though he is intenally making things break. moves things so i cannot find

1 Lawyer Answer
Jonathan Matthew Holson
Jonathan Matthew Holson
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Rogers, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: An OFP should not be costly. There is no filing fee for the petitioner and the court is required to grant the OFP if the court believes that there has been domestic abuse. I would suggest seeking an OFP to protect you. The OFP would exclude him from the residence.

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