Can I Change the Locks on the House?
Answer: Technically, the answer is yes, but be forewarned that the court usually frowns upon this type of behavior.
However, and until a court enters an order prohibiting it, both you and your spouse are legally entitled to change the locks and thereby lock the other party out.
Some people continue to do it to each other until they get tired of paying the locksmith bills.
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