Oklahoma City, OK asked in Family Law for Oklahoma

Q: Our rent house is leased in my name. My husband moved out. Does he have a legal right to move back in against my wishes?

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Charles Watts
Charles Watts
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: Your questions is a little ambiguous for an accurate answer. However, generally speaking, if you rented the property as a married couple then he could have the legal right to be there as your spouse, the same as if you were buying a house together. The lease agreement could shed light to that because it may or may not have carve outs for additional people staying in the residence. If he is not in the lease anywhere, then your landlord could technically evict him from the property. Again, these are very generic answers and I would recommend sitting down with a family lawyer to discuss all your options.

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