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    Sep 1, 2011, 08:23 AM
    If a couple rent a home together, who has the right to evict one of the parties?
    My husband and his wife are getting a divorce. They rent their home together. She is asking him to move out. Who has the right to ask the husband to leave, the wife or Lessor?
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    Sep 1, 2011, 08:26 AM
    Hello k:

    Even if HE signed the lease and she didn't, they're BOTH lessors. As such, NEITHER has the right to evict the other.. If they can't decide, the court will.

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    Sep 1, 2011, 09:30 AM
    This is a matter of negotiation as part of the divorce.

    If YOUR husband is getting a divorce, then he is either a bigamist or he isn't your husband yet.
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    Sep 1, 2011, 11:38 AM
    Are you the first or second wife? "MY husband and HIS wife..."

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