Can I kick someone out of my home who I do not want living there if my wife invited them to stay?
Question Details: My wife moved her sister into our home. However, she and I do not get along and she's creating a very tense situation in our home. On top of that, she brought Pitbull and 5 cats to our house in addition to the 5 pets that we already had. As a result, the living conditions in the home are very unsanitary. I have asked them both numerous times to have the sister leave but they refuse.
Unfortunately, any person who has the legal right to use and occupy a home, as your wife as the legal right to use and occupy your marital home, has the right to have guests, including overnight and even long-term guests. You and wife together would kick her out, but you can't kick her out so long as your wife, who has the right to have her there, lets her stay.
Any legal owner of real property can invite a geust to stay on the premises, even over the objection of other owners. So your wife has the right to remove your sister-in-law but you do not.
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