Malicious Turning out of Doors


From my understanding this means that your spouse can not change the locks and keep you from the marital home without notice of intent to enter into a separation.

This also means that you can not “move” your spouse out of the marital home without notice of the same.


Malicious turning out of doors is essentially throwing you out of the house without justification.

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What is meant by Malicious Turning Out of Doors?


What steps should “you” take if your spouse kicks you out of the house without justification? And what is considered “justification”? People can justify anything!


This is essentially a judicial decree of separation in which a judge can award you possession of the home.


So if a spouse kicks the other out then the spouse that was kicked out would need to go before the judge to get back in?