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My partner and I have separated after 20 years we have a 17…

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Hi my partner and I have separated after 20 years we have a 17 & 12 year old

Lawyer's Assistant: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Hobart

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No

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I have moved out to give us space and she is still living in our owned house so im paying rent elsewhere.Can you advise what my obligfations are until we sell house

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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 7 months ago
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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

the next step that will occur is financial separation, this is were the assets are divided between the parties.

have you commenced this formal process yet ?

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