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Im in an abusive relationship with my wife. And we want

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I'm in an abusive relationship with my wife.
And we want to split up.
My name is XXXXX XXXXX name on the tenancy agreement.
Can I ask her to leave?

christhelawyer : HiWelcome to JustAnswer. My first response will follow shortly. Please feel free to follow up if anything is not clear
christhelawyer : If the tenancy is in your name, then you can ask her to leave. If there is abuse, and you are the victim, you could apply for a protection order from the Family Court as well, which would mean she has to leave.
Customer: How do I prove I'm a victim
Customer: how do I prove I'm the victim when she will just deny it and lie.
Customer: How do I prove I am the victim when she will just deny it and lie like she always does or will the family court take my side.
christhelawyer : You could perhaps some independent evidence of her behaviour, from people who have seen her act badly, and possibly from people who have been her medical or psychiatric advisors
christhelawyer : If that is an option, then would certainly help.
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