Q: Can i be locked out of an apt. Ive been living in since Oct 2019? Lease is under my deceased hub's mother's name.
Very complicated story. Im gay. Husband passed away April 26 of this year of skin cancer. Was a very abusive relationship. I need more than legal help. I havent grieved his death because it was very abrupt and filled with anger. I always tried to stay out for as long as possible but came back a few days ago and found that they went into my apt without my knowledge and changed the lock . I havent called the cops yet. By they i mean husband's ex gf and his family members. She texted me pics she took of the inside of the apt. And admitted in text that they broke in without my knowledge ...
A: There are no lockouts in New York. Call the police ASAP. You may need to go to housing court ASAP.
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