Q: I live in Ohio. My husband and I are both on the deed. He wants to allow someone to hunt and I don't. How does this work
Do both owners need to agree or just one? My husband says he is going to give the person written permission. Can I tell the person to leave?
If you tell the person to leave, and they don't, the local police are not likely to do anything if your spouse says it is ok.
Each co-owner can use the property how they choose. If co-owners can't agree, then they can go to court, and a judge will decide. If unmarried co-owners can't agree, then they can file a partition action with the court to have the property sold, or one can buy out the other. Married co-owners don't have that option. They must go to divorce court instead.
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