Separation: Deciding Who Will Move Out

Your first decision when you separate will be whether to move out yourself, or try to have your spouse or partner move out. This script covers who should move out, what you can take with you, whether you can lock your spouse out, and getting a court order to make your spouse leave.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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October 2018 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
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divorce, separation, family property, moving out, exclusive possession, Dial-A-Law
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