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My brother in law has been violent towards his wife and teenage

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my brother in law has been violent towards his wife and teenage boys.
Is my sister in law within her rights to change the locks to keep him from the family home.
They are petrified of him
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
HiThank you for your questionMy name is ***** ***** shall do my best to help you but I need some further information firstWhich part of the UK are you in and have the Police been called at all?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
We are from Southampton in the south of England and the police have not been involved
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
When was the last incident of violence?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Tuesday of last week. eldest son has gone to girlfriends to stay as he feels he can no longer stay in his own home treading on egg shells while his father is around
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Sister in law is in bits as her sons are staying away from home.
Sister in law and brother in law are not talking
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
How old are the children?