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My apologies you had said they were divorced already - what I meant to ask is whether the issue of finances were addressed within the divorce proceedings - and how old his ex is
How much did she offer him and when?
Right - just to check - you have not yet remarried?
The way to resolve this is for your partner to start the process which will allow a court to force the sale of the property if need be.
The starting point is for him to attend a Mediation Information and Assessment meeting, and if (when) mediation fails to then apply to the court within the old divorce proceedings for the financial issues to be dealt with.
The Court can and will order the sale if his ex does not arrange for an earlier buy out
I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details
The only potential cost is the cost of the MIAM (modest) and the Court fee £245.
There will certainly be an order for sale - but wether it will be 50/50 or 60/40 in her favour is harder to assess.
There is no question of Occupational rent I am afraid - but there will be ab order or sale
No it is not likely that he will get costs I am afraid
He need sto attend a MIAM with a local family mediator - that is required before a court application is made
The form he needs is here