Can my husband force me to leave a property that neither he nor I own?

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Can my husband force me to leave a property that neither he nor I own?

My husband and I are seperated and are talking about divorce. Currently we reside in a college owned property that is apart of his compensation package. We are both employees of the college and I would like to know if he could force me to leave or demand that I work additional hours to provide more income for myself?

Asked on September 8, 2011 under Family Law, Pennsylvania

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 10 years ago | Contributor

You need to seek help from an attorney as soon as you can.  This is not your every day issue and how the courts in your area will determine the status of the property is best known to a PA attorney.  IF I had to give an educated guess I would guess that he possibly can make you leave.  If it is part of HIS compensation package - like a lease in his name only - then you are not a tenant on the lease, unless you can prove otherwise.  Now, if I represented you I would say that you are a tenant at least to him if maybe not to the college and then you need notice to leave.  Seek legal help.  Good luck.


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