Scottish Law Questions? Ask a Scots Lawyer
will be married 4 years september this year
nearly 4 years years togeher before married
You are now in the Scots Law section. Much of what Claire tells you about English law applies in Scots Law also, except marriages are not classified according to length, although the length of the relationship will be taken into account. What would happen is the court would look at whether there is an unequal contribution by one partner compared to the other. You would almost certainly lose most of the deposit here as the relationship has subsisted for some time. It would not be a 50/50 split and I would imagine something in the region 60/40 would be appropriate.
If one party wishes to simply walk away you would need a disposition from one to the other transferring title to one name and the permission of the lender to change the Standard Security,
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