London, KY asked in Divorce, Family Law and Domestic Violence for Kentucky

Q: Can my husband lock me out the day after I leave because he scared me so bad I fear for my life? I have 2 small kids

I have gave him 5000 cash towards 1000 to get my name on the deed. I bought paint flooring insulation paneling back splash and a new toilet plus did half the work fixing and installing everything

2 Lawyer Answers
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
Answered
  • Domestic Violence Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: No. Legally he cannot but you will have to address the money issue through the divorce.

Anna Aleksander agrees with this answer

Anna Aleksander
Anna Aleksander
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Answered
  • Domestic Violence Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: No. If a spouse in KY threatens their spouse with imminent harm such that the spouse if forced to leave their home for their safety, that spouse may seek a protective order and possibly regain access to the marital home that way. If granted, it would restrain the abusive spouse from coming near. This is a general answer only and does not create an attorney client relationship and may or may not fit your specific situation.

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