Lexington, KY asked in Family Law, Real Estate Law and Domestic Violence for Kentucky

Q: If my wife invited her parents to our house that we both own. Can I legally say you are not allowed in my home.

My wife’s father has called and threatened me physically. He has now done this for the second time now. Both my wife and my names are on the mortgage.

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

A: Yes. You can legally not allow them into your home but not sure what damage this does to the marital relationship.

Nick Curtis Thompson agrees with this answer

Nick Curtis Thompson
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Nick Curtis Thompson
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  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: If you are not feeling safe and he is threatening you, then you must prosecute the father as fully as possible. Get a restraining order if you need to. If she does not allow you to feel safe or threatens you, you need a divorce. This is no longer a healthy relationship; you are no longer necessary or important to her. She has to make a choice, you or him. She is broken and has terrible baggage if she wants to keep a relationship with a criminal. She is not someone you want a relationship with or that anyone can build a relationship with. It is best to move on to someone who can give you that.

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