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My ex doesn't want to go to court and is trying to agree a settlement. Originally he went off his valuation and I said no. If we went to court would they split the 2 valuation down the middle? And if we are sharing the children what are the chances of me getting over 50%? If this is possibly the most I will get is it worth wasting thousands of pounds in court and a lo of stress?
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Clare
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They will either split the two - or order a third from a valuer you both agree on - then that valuation is it.
I would say that you have a good chance of a 60/40 split in your favour - and if he does not want to go to court then dig your heels in!
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago


But what about the cost implications. won't I lose out in the long run with the court cost expenses?

Hi
How much is the total equity/assets?
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago


On my valuation the house is worth £480,000. On his it is worth £440,000 less the mortgage of £280,000.

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Are there any other assets?
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

Endowment policy worth £1,454 each. A building plot which we both agree to sell at £40,000. I am owed £8979 out of partnership accounts.

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10% is worth about £22000 - so it could well be worth a fight
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