hi im speaking on behalf of a friend. she is married with 4 children and a home owner. her husband isnt a very good one. she has got into such a mess and no-where to turn. over the years she has had loans against the house and forged her husbands signiture. he knows about it and has been black mailing her saying that he is going to get her arrested and locked up and the kids taken of her. since the credit crunch everything has gone to pot. he wants a divorce and he wants them to lose the house and go bankrupt. there is a way out of it ie- "IVA" but she needs her husbands permission and he is refusing. he has told her that she cannot touch his wages no more! how she supposed to look after the kids? she isnt on dss. so therefore cannot get a solicitor for advise. because they want paying. when she tries to go to him for help he verbally abuses her. he also sexually and physically abuses her. please help i think she is about to crack up as she got no where to turn. thankyou. irene
If your friend has no income of her own she will be eligible for Legal aid to discuss divorce and related matters - It is important that she sees someone as soon as possible to help her sort out this situation. If her husband hits her again she must call th e police immediately. The Loans are a problem, but with the right advice it can be dealt with without her losing the children.
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