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My ex and I have been divorced for 8 years in the marital agreement

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My ex and I have been divorced for 8 years in the marital agreement there is a 60:40 split in the profits from the house sale in my favour. The house is for sale and I am moving out in 2 weeks, my ex's rental house contract is due to finish and he has asked to move in here when I and our son move out until the house is sold to help him out. All I am worried about is him getting too comfortable here and the house never selling although he has assured me this won't happen. Is there any kind of agreement to make sure this doesn't happen or, as his name is XXXXX XXXXX mortgage there isn't a lot I can do?? I will be paying the mortgage myself but getting the money from him as I want to make sure this is paid.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
I will do my best to assist you but I need some further information first.
Are the arrangements for the sale covered in a Consent Order sealed by the court?
claire
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

In the divorce agreement it states a 40:60 split upon sale, I can stay with my son until he is 18 or in full time education, but there was a bit about my ex getting himself taken off the mortgage which I believe is quite standard but he refused. I didn't realise that this voids what it written there but my solicitor a while back said to just show that to the solicitors who handle the sale to make sure the split is done correctly if this makes sense.

Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Hi
Just to check - was this set out in an order that was sealed by the court?
Claire
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Yes it went through the solicitors

Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
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