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Dave Kennett, Lawyer (JD)
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My husband is using marijuana. Can I legally leave the house

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My husband is using marijuana. Can I legally leave the house with my children to go live with my mother and seek a divorce, or should I stay with my husband while I go about requesting a divorce
<p>DearCustomer- Of course you can leave the house. if your husband is violating the law your should not expose your children to this activity. There is no law against you leaving. Assuming your mother lives in the same jurisdiction you can file for your divorce from there immediately. If she does not you should list your residence as your home and base you leaving on the criminal activity.</p><p> </p><p>Your other option is to stay in your house and file for divorce and ask the court for exclusive use of the premises due to your husband's illegal activity. The court will then make your husband move and permit you to stay in the house with your children. In any event, you need to take control of the situation.</p><p> </p><p>Dave Kennett</p>
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Thank you so much for the advice!
No problem and thanks for using our service - Dave