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Was locked out by my partner she changed the locks nothing violent happened,we simply a

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Hi was locked out by my partner she changed the locks nothing violent happened,we simply argued i paid £500 pr mth for expenseslived there over 10 years, her house do i have any rights sure can you ask
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Harris replied 1 year ago.
Hi, thanks for your question. I am a qualified family law solicitor.
Just a bit more information required -
1. Are you married to her?
2. Do you have any children with her?
3. Did you have a tenancy agreement in place?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
not married ,,no children,, no agreemeent on paper,
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
carry on please
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
what would you like to know
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i have parkinsons d
Expert:  Harris replied 1 year ago.
Thank you.
Unfortunately, as you are unmarried and have no children she can evict you from the property, although she should have given you reasonable notice before changing the locks.
However, if you have been caused severe hardship by this you will be entitled to submit an application to court for an occupation order. If the court grants this it basically means you have a right to live there. The court will look at numerous factors such as your needs, your prospects of obtaining alternative accommodation, as well as your ex-partner's needs and prospects.
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