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Leon, Solicitor
Category: Australia Law
Satisfied Customers: 44349
Experience:  BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)
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I have just been made redundant. My wife left me last

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I have just been made redundant. My wife left me last November. Myself, my 15 year old and 18 year old daughter live in the family house. Wife has asked for a property settlement and the only thing she is interested in is the house. I'm currently looking for work. She does not pay any child care.
JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: QLD
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: i want to know if she can make me have to sell the house
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Leon replied 9 months ago.

My name is ***** ***** I am a NSW Solicitor. I will do my best to assist you with your question.

Expert:  Leon replied 9 months ago.

Good Afternoon

Have you applied for child support?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
no i haven't
i have tried to keep things amicable because i do not want to lose our family home
Expert:  Leon replied 9 months ago.

Good Afternoon

You should apply if you dont there is no obligation on her to pay anything. You cannot backdate it. You can only claim from the date you lodge the application.

File the application ASAP

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