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My husband and I wish to divorce. We have two children, 9
We have two children, 9 and 14. The house is in my sole name and I will have primary care of the children. My husband has been abusive in he past emotional verbal and on occasion physical. There is £100k equity in the house after fees. I am the higher earner and he has periods of not working when our youngest was small where he looked after our daughter for a year. He is demanding half of the equity. This I cannot afford, I would like to offer him £25k and reduce the maintenance I may be due. My questions are, if we went to court would he get £50k, could they force me to sell the house to raise the £50k. I want to keep the house to give the children a sense of continuity and stability. I don't want to antagonise my husband and I am willing to be fair. … read more
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Claire, I was wounding if you can advise me. My exhusband
Hi Claire, I was wounding if you can advise me. My exhusband and I have a court order that he pays me £500 a month which is spilt into child maintenance for 2 children and spousal maintenance. The hou… read more
Clare
Clare
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Hi there, I need some advice....My husband has recently left
Hi there, I need some advice....My husband has recently left the marital home. I earn a lot less than him and can not afford to pay the mortgage on my own. He keeps mentioning to sell the house, but I… read more
James Mather
James Mather
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Family home in ex husbands name only, value £230,000 outstanding
Family home in ex husbands name only, value £230,000 outstanding mortgage £90,000 I can't get a mortgage due to bad credit history and not working with 3 young children one of which disabled. I can ho… read more
James Mather
James Mather
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Hi, Im at the settlement stage of my divorce. I have a
Hi, I'm at the settlement stage of my divorce. I have a lawyer but want another opinion My wife lives in the marital home with my 2 children. (9 and 6). I have lived in rented accommodation for over 3… read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
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My son in law has left my daughter and he is now say that
my son in law has left my daughter and he is now say that she has to deal with selling the house and sorting all the legal things out, she has a daughter who is almost 3 years old. Is he not responsib… read more
James Mather
James Mather
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Hi Im just going through the Final Hearing of Ancillary Relief
Hi I'm just going through the Final Hearing of Ancillary Relief and the husband who is still in the marital home (and recently moved his girlfriend and children in) is now asking for a delayed sale un… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
My husband left me and his 3 sons aged 20 yrs, 17 yrs and 8
My husband left me and his 3 sons aged 20 yrs, 17 yrs and 8 yrs. The 2 eldest sons are his by a previous marriage and the 8 yr old is ours. All 3 lads want to stay together. My husband is living in a … read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
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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
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In short been married 23 years 3 children, 22 just left uni,
In short been married 23 years 3 children, 22 just left uni, 19 retaking A levels, and 13 at school. House no mortgage worth 250,000 a business that we both used to work and started 10 years ago I no … read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
I was married for 22years and have 3 children aged 17,13 and
I was married for 22years and have 3 children aged 17,13 and 9 years Last Nov my husband left home to be with someone else. Only now do I feel ready to start divorce proceedings on the grounds of adul… read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
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owned home since 1980. liveed with partner since 1987. first
owned home since 1980. liveed with partner since 1987. first child born 1990. married 2004.husband age 42 . i am age 55 and about to retire. despite agreement he would work when youngest 5 has not don… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
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Hi there,i am married for 5 Yrs with 3 kids aged (4 Yr,3Yr,and
Hi there,i am married for 5 Yrs with 3 kids aged (4 Yr,3Yr,and 6months) we married outside Uk(Muslim marriage) its not registered here in the UK but we have Translated version of Islamic Marital contr… read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
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Hi! My husband had an affair and moved out of our family home
Hi! My husband had an affair and moved out of our family home 2 years ago. We are not divorced. He now wants to buy a new house for himself and wants £20,000 of the equity in this house for a deposit.… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
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married with 2 children. shared home and morgage with husband
married with 2 children. shared home and morgage with husband which i would not be able to afford on my own. we may be splitting up where do i stand financially?… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
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I have a girlfriend whom has just divorced her husband which
I have a girlfriend whom has just divorced her husband which went through the courts and he pays £480 for the two children aged 3 and 7. He also pays a further £120 to my girlfriend until the youngest… read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
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Help please! I have decided to divorce my husband after a
Help please! I have decided to divorce my husband after a couple of very unhappy years. We row constantly, nothing I do is right and I am constantly being told of my inadequacies and failures. He is c… read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
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My husband wants to leave me. We have a house which is mortgaged,
My husband wants to leave me. We have a house which is mortgaged, 2 children, one of which is disabled, and we have recently had a government grant and had an extension to create a downstairs toilet w… read more
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Clare
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