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My wife and I have been seperated for six months she

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Hi...my wife and I have been seperated for six months she willingly moved out and got an apartment. She has custody of our 16 year old son. She admittedly stated to me her bills are overwhelmingly high she needed to move back with me but I know that's a bad idea and don't want that. We both are in bankruptcy what should I do?

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any papers in Maine family court?

No. ..neither of us

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer about this yet?

No...just my bankruptcy lawyer

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Yes ..does she have the right to move back in by law

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If she moved out and has been gone for 6 months then she has abandoned the marital home. You do not have to let her back in unless she gets a court order requiring you to. You can (probably should) change the locks so she doesn't just move in against your desires. Once she is in you will have a very difficult time removing her.

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