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I am married with 2 children. My wife wants out of the marriage. The
I am married with 2 children. My wife wants out of the marriage. The house is in my name and I pay all the bills. Am I entitled to sell the house and split the proceeds with her?… read more
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I have been co-habiting for the last 24 years. We have now
I have been co-habiting for the last 24 years. We have now separated. Our property is in joint names with an outstanding mortgage. My partner has moved out of the home but pays most of the outgoings. … read more
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Thomas
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My wife wants to separate but I dont, she says its because
My wife wants to separate but I don't, she says its because she has fallen out of love with me. I have done nothing wrong. We have 2 children and own a house together though I put down the entire depo… read more
Clare
Clare
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My wife and I live with with our two children (Ages 8 and 5)
My wife and I live with with our two children (Ages 8 and 5) in a house owned by her. It is owned outright - there is not mortgage. The house is not in our joint names. Occasionally when matters are s… read more
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F E Smith
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I have been separated for two years from my husband. He has
I have been separated for two years from my husband. He has just filed for a divorce on the grounds of 2 years separation. I am living in the martital home (I am joint owner) with our 2 children , age… read more
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My partner and I have seperated, we have been together for
My partner and I have seperated, we have been together for 4 1/2 years but still live in the same house for the moment, not that thats a good plan. He is reluctant to sell and would ideally like to bu… read more
Clare
Clare
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My husband and I are separating due to my adultery. can I instigate
My husband and I are separating due to my adultery. can I instigate divorce proceedings. We are selling the marital home so what advice would you give regarding property settlement?… read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
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My husband and i have been married for 3years ( together for
My husband and i have been married for 3years ( together for 8+ yrs) and have 2 children, 4 and 6. We are seperating and are planning to sell our home and buy a smaller home for me & children to live … read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
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Im two months separated from my C.P. partner but have not
I'm two months separated from my C.P. partner but have not yet started dissolution process, having CP'd March last year, but living together for 6 years, relationship began 11 years ago. We have a pre… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
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I have been trying to sell the family home after my partner
I have been trying to sell the family home after my partner of 18 years left. I have 2 children aged 13 & 11. I have recently had communication from him saying he is going to come into the house and c… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
What qualifies a marriage as a long marriage I have been
What qualifies a marriage as a "long marriage"? I have been married to my wife for 6 years and we have lived together for seven. We have three children aged 6, 4 and 2. My wife has been the major brea… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
Hello, Am in a dilemna and feel that advice I have been given
Hello, Am in a dilemna and feel that advice I have been given by solicitor and mediator has been sketchy so far. Have been seperated for nearly 2 years and am still living in family home with 2 childr… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
My wife and i have come to the end of our marriage, i cannot
My wife and i have come to the end of our marriage, i cannot remain in the house. But will be unable to rent somewhere and continue to make the same payments to the joint account. What options do i ha… read more
UKFamilySolicitor
UKFamilySolicitor
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I have been separated from my husband for nearly 3 years. We
I have been separated from my husband for nearly 3 years. We have sold the family home and split the proceeds equally. My son 19 lives with me and my daughter 20 is at univeristy and lives with me in … read more
Joanne B
Joanne B
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
405 satisfied customers
My daughter was living in a house with a mortgage. She then
My daughter was living in a house with a mortgage. She then met someone and started to live together in the house to which he started to pay for the food etc whilst my daughter continued to pay the mo… read more
Joanne B
Joanne B
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
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I have been separated from my partner (never married) / father
I have been separated from my partner (never married) / father of my 20 & 13yr old kids for 7 years. We each live in 2 properties we jointly own (me with our 13 year old) - his valued at £175k with a … read more
Glos solicitor
Glos solicitor
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Bachelor's Degree
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hi, My marriage has broken down, my wife is having an affair
hi, My marriage has broken down, my wife is having an affair with a 23yr old from work. We tried living together and tried to be as normal as we can for our two children but it boiled over on xmas eve… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
I am a 40 year old female with a joint mortgage with my male
I am a 40 year old female with a joint mortgage with my male partner of 22 years. We have two children aged 15 and 11 and I have now reached a decision to seperate from him. Can he make me sell our pr… read more
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lawsolved
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