How can I get my husband to leave the house?

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I am in the process of a divorce and my husband will not leave the house. Both of our names are on the mortgage and the deed and he says I cannot make him leave. He has never made a payment and though this is his legal residence he has not paid a single bill in the past 4 months. I need to know how and if I can get him to leave?

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