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Me and my wife living in flat she owned. Probably some time in near future we going to divorce. Now she want sell flat and move to Thailand, I don't want to go there and will stay in UK. I can understand she owner and she can sell property. So my question is: Can she actually sell flat wile we still married? and find my self on the street basically.
No children. We have children from previous marriages but they all over 18. We been together 5 years before marriage and just over 5 years married.
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This is the marital homeregardless of whose name it is in and you have as much right to live in it asshe does.
However she can sell it fromunder you unless you do something about it and in that respect, the law canhelp you.
I suggest you see a solicitorat the earliest opportunity and ask the solicitor to register a MatrimonialHome Right against the property which will stop it being sold until you come toa financial agreement with regard to what you are getting out of the house. Youcannot stop the sale of the house completely you can make sure that you getsomething out of it
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