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Can you please advise what would be reasonable financial
Hi, can you please advise what would be reasonable financial settlement in the following case: I am 35 and my ex husband is 57. We met in Sep. 2008 but due to the long distance we didn't live together… read more
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Clare
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Are assets accrued post-separation (prior to divorce) taken
Are assets accrued post-separation (prior to divorce) taken into account? After 14 or so years of marriage my wife left, and took our two sons (10 and 14). We had zero equity in our house at the time … read more
Clare
Clare
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I am divorcing my husband who has left the home. Our children
I am divorcing my husband who has left the home. Our children are adults living seperately and he has a disability. Do I have to pay maintenance to him and will he be entitled to my pension?… read more
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Clare
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I have been married for nine years. My husband owns a house
I have been married for nine years. My husband owns a house in Corfu, where he spends six months of the year, I own the house we live in in the UK. I bought it in 1986 and the mortgage was fully paid … read more
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Clare
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my husband left me 3 months ago he has a army pension he has
my husband left me 3 months ago he has a army pension he has been giving me half of it to help me pay the bills and bring my daughter up , last night he txt me sayin i am not getting another penny off… read more
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James Mather
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I have been married 25 years, almost paid off the mortgage
I have been married 25 years, almost paid off the mortgage - due in approx 3 years. Two children, one 17 still at home for next 12 months before moving out to go to university. Husband and I work toge… read more
Clare
Clare
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We have been maried for 25+ years and now in a situation of
We have been maried for 25+ years and now in a situation of seperation. We have our house on the market for £250,00 and have been living in it leading sperate lives for 2 years. I would like to know w… read more
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Clare
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My husband has been divorced for 10 years and has a joint lives
My husband has been divorced for 10 years and has a joint lives court order in place for the last 4 years. He earns £38000. He gave her the house (now worth £195000). The 2 children are now 22 and 18y… read more
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Clare
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my husband and i are divorcing; we were together for 20 years
my husband and i are divorcing; we were together for 20 years and married for 14 of them. we have two children of 14 and 19 (working). he has a career earning £60k pa, i have a job and earn £28k pa - … read more
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James Mather
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Can i claim for 50% of my husbands compensation that was
can i claim for 50% of my husbands compensation that was paid to him before we divorced? i.e. within the last year are there any precedents to prove /establish this also i have 10% of my fathers compa… read more
Clare
Clare
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what would be deemed a fair split of financial assets quick
what would be deemed a 'fair' split of financial assets ? quick summary marraigae 14 yrs children 5 yr & 7yr savings / pensions approx £130k each house worth £475k - no mortgage husband annual income … read more
Clare
Clare
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my wife and i have agreed to divorce on her unreasonable behavour
my wife and i have agreed to divorce on her unreasonable behavour but am struggling with form D81 as she has no idea of her pension value most of which is prior to our marraige. I am also strugling to… read more
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Clare
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My wife and I have been married for nearly 8 years and are
My wife and I have been married for nearly 8 years and are thinking about separating. It is a second marriage for both of us. The house is in my name and I paid off the mortgage in 2003. I am shortly … read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
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hi - i put over 50% as a deposit on the marital home without
hi - i put over 50% as a deposit on the marital home without 'protecting' it. not sure how we own the marital home but we are both 'liable' for the mortgage though my husband actually goes out to work… read more
Clare
Clare
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Hi, My name is Bob, and am in the process of splitting with
Hi, My name is XXXXX XXXXX am in the process of splitting with my fiancee. We have two children, 11 and 5, and a mortgage. Whilst she suggested the separation, she is since denying this, and is now st… read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
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My sister is almost 55, married for over 30 years, 3 children
My sister is almost 55, married for over 30 years, 3 children aged between 22 and 27, the youngest still living at home, rent free. 3 years ago her husband walked out and is now living with someone el… read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
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My mum & dad divorced, she took over the mortgage on the family
My mum & dad divorced, she took over the mortgage on the family home as sole ownership. About 3yrs after that she re-married, she kept on paying the mortgage on the home & her new husband basically ju… read more
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Clare
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Hi. My partner and I are seperating and in dispute regarding
Hi. My partner and I are seperating and in dispute regarding property. We have been together nearly 9 years (with a 9 month break about 6 years ago) and have a house in joint names with a joint mortga… read more
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