I’ve been renting a house with my boyfriend for 9.5 months; my boyfriend, his father and I are all on the lease. 3 months ago we first agreed after this lease we would not be living together anymore. He put his hands on me a lot and breaks doors but I never kept pictures. We had talked monthly about me staying for the full lease with no mention anything would change. Now at 2.5 months left, he has been fighting me so much he has nail scratches on his body from me holding onto him so he doesn’t throw me down. He used to hit me, it was until a couple months ago he even told me I am bruising too much so he has to hurt me differently. I am staying only for the rest of the lease because I have health conditions that he gave me that are incurable and my doctors say I should try to get disability. I cannot prove he gave me the disease, the doctors know it’s him but in court it is not like HIV(or any STD), it was just a bacteria he passed on that gave me that caused another disease and that bacteria is too hard to prove he actually gave it to me. Now he’s is lying to the landlord that Im the one hurting him, breaking stuff, agreed to leave and his dad is backing everything up.
Far too many facts for an line analysis. Your medical condition(s) are not likely relevant; but the domestic violence IS. You should seek counseling and local help services, and get a lawyer ASAP. And no, he can't "take you off the lease," nor kick you out in 2 days (or ever for that matter). You should contact legal aid; seek a restraining order on your BF, and either have HIM removed, or move out yourself before you are injured. Hope this helps. gsg
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Sorry but this fact pattern went south after the "I have hurt you differently so it can't be detected" comment when combined with you actually trying to find a way to stay in that situation. Regardless of who actually did what to whom - YOU need to leave since you are claiming to the be the victim of domestic violence. There are literally DOZENS of options available to ranging from shelters to hotels to get to for your own safety. There is ZERO legitimate reason to try to stay there for any period of time at all. While you can TRY legal aid as Mr. Gaffney suggests, they generally will NOT involve themselves in such cases as there are already resources from law enforcement to address such injunctions. That law enforcement has apparently sided with the BF in this instance is simply further reason to move ASAP, for your own safety if nothing else.
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