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Separation and property

Posted in Location, Ontario, Property, Toronto Downtown Core by Questions on June 20, 2013

I moved out a year ago at my wife’s request. Now she’s asked for the keys to our jointly owned home. We are separated and will definitely divorce soon. Should I comply? Will it affect my rights to the property?

1 Expert Comment

  1. On July 10, 2013 at 10:31 am
    Lorrie Stojni, B.A., M.A., LL.B. said:

    If you are both still on title to the matrimonial home, you both have an equal right to be in the home. You are both still owners of the home. I suggest you do not provide her with the keys to the home. However, she may change the locks to the home if she chooses to do so. I recommend that you contact a lawyer to resolve the issue of the division of the home and any other property issues you may have.

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