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Hi, I'm Lea
What is he coming around for? Are you planning to divorce?
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Unfortunately, as you are both named on the deeds/mortgage, he is as entitled to be in the property as you are, and you cannot prevent him from entering without his agreement or an order of the court.
To get an order from the court you would need to apply for an occupation order, however, without evidence of abuse or harm of some description towards you or the children from him, it is unlikely that a court would make the order - though they might as he has somewhere else to live. You do still need grounds to make the application though - so if he has been abusive in any way (verbal counts) you could use that to make an application.
No, you are not legally entitled to change the locks I am afraid. If you did so, he could simply change them back - you would each need to give the other copies of the new keys.
However, if you have suffered abuse from him, then an occupation order (and a non molestation order which you can apply for on the same form) is the way to go. You need to complete form FL401 - there is no fee to file this in court.
No, he doesn't have to agree. If you can't agree between the two of you, one or other of you would need to make an application for a financial settlement during the divorce.
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