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My boyfriend and I have rented a house together. Last week

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My boyfriend and I have rented a house together. Last week when I got home he had changed the locks on the home. He put my stuff outside on the driveway and in a trailer. He would not allow me to drive my vehicle that we purchased jointly. I emailed the lNird and asked her to help me regain access to the house. The landlord ignored me and never responded. What should I do?
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Real Estate Law
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I'm sorry to hear that your relationship took such a bad turn. Your landlord has no legal duty to intervene with your co-tenant. Since this occurred a week ago, I presume that you have relocated and no longer need to go back to the prior rental. You can sue the ex-BF in small claims court for the cost of your move and any other damages you may have sustained because of a wrongful eviction. Unfortunately, you cannot get your name off of the lease, or any car finance contract. You have to hope that he makes the payments on time.

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