BIG LOCK on door

My husband still lives in his mother’s house. I live in house two doors away that is titled only in his name which is my home /my residence. We are not divorced, and have not yet have I started suing him for divorce. Tho will be very soon.
FOR SPITE while I was out of house, he put a BIG lock over the doorknob with chain on adjacent room’s door from my bedroom. It’s hard for me to take every step with pain in my legs, etc. This blocks the easy path from my bedroom thru that room to the kitchen and family room etc Also easy access to 2nd bathroom in the house, and french doors that open to back covered patio. There is absolutely no good reason for him doing this but meanness which he does quite often. CAN I have the LOCK removed?

Yes, if you are living in the house with permission (i.e. there is no court order of any kind ordering you to move out or that the house be distributed to your husband), then you can remove the lock.

Anna Ayscue

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