Can One Spouse ask the Other Spouse to Leave the Family Home?

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“Can one spouse legally ask the other to leave the house that they share with their children?”

Question: They can always ask. But they will need a court order to force it. Unfortunately, the way that usually plays out is that the wife goes to court, alleges that she is afraid of the husband’s temper, and the next thing you know the wife has a restraining order against the husband, ordering him to move out and stay away.