s just filed for a divorce we have been married for 6yrs i have lived in the house for 34yrs she has lived in it for 8yrs she is on the mortgage and when she moved in i remortgaged to pay of her £20000 dept is she still intitilet to has the value of the house
Province/Country relating to question : uk
Is the property in joint names?
yes i put her name on the mortgage when she moved in and she pays half the mortgage
Six years is borderline between a long marriage and a short marriage. It was a short marriage, the chances are that she would not get half of everything. If it was very short, she may actually only get a small percentage. It was a long marriage, you would struggle to get away with giving her less than half.
What is she actually asking for?
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HIHow much is the house worth and how much is outstanding on the mortgage.What financial contribution has she actually made and what do you each earn?Claire
the house is worth £145000 and have£50000 mortgage left and she pays half towards the mortgage
The chances are that whilst she may not get a full 50%,
it is going to be approaching that. However, the money you paid towards her debt will be taken into her account just the same as the house is into yours. There is no hard, fast calculation. Each case is decided all its merits.
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