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Asked on: 6/08/13, 9:26 am

If verbally abusive spouse not contributing financially to home can I change locks? Stopped giving money for food (we have 2 children in home) in Feb 2013. Live in Brooklyn, NY.

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Answered on: 6/08/13, 9:34 am by Daniel Scott

No. You can only change the lock after being awarded sole use of the home by a legal separation or divorce order.


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Daniel U. Scott, Esq. 70 Niagara St, Ste. 611 Buffalo, NY 14202

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