Generally, a party may move out of a marital residence during the marriage and not lose their rights to the equity in the marital home. They may however lose possession or the right to stay in the marital home. The other party may for instance change the locks on the doors if the other party has made it clear that they no longer will be living in the marital home and that they have now moved out into a new residence. If you have children and you leave the marital home without the children, it may affect your rights as to being the parent of primary residence in the future, unless you immediately establish a parenting schedule and have the children stay overnights with you in some manner. These issues are discretionary for a court and make sure you obtain proper legal advice before moving out of your marital residence.
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