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I would like to assist you. What, exactly is the question you would like to have answered? One more question--does the order say specifically that you must stay out of the residence, or away from your wife?
The question is can someone else (other than myself) enter the premises if he or she were to have a key. Neither my wife nor my children are at the residence, but in southern York County.
The PFA required the officers to evict me from my property (obviously because the point of the PFA is to keep me from going there to "abuse" her.) I know I cannot go there, and her family sent me letters of disinvitation (which I do not care about, I am fairly confident I am going to win. But should my brother, or mother, or a friend with keys to my home enter it, would that violate anything?
If my wife were at the property, then I could understand her physically denying someone entrance. But she is not there.
To be clear, I am assuming the PFA order is standard, the judge who issued the temporary one (hearing is Tuesday) crossed out the section about custody. She lied to get it, and to buy herself time.
But, if the order says you must not contact her, that is different that you must not enter the premises of your own residence. That would not be contacting her. However, you cannot violate the order through a "third person" so if you cannot enter the residence, you should not send someone else in there either. Read the order carefully and see if it says you must stay out of the house. if she does no longer live there, you are not contacting her. My thoughts are, however that she will make something out of it and if you only have four days until court, your lawyer should ask the judge to make it clear you and your designees can go onto the property since she no longer resides there. If you send someone in, she will pitch a fit and if the inlaws have anything to do with it, it will only be problems for you.