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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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My husband of 10yrs has decided he wants to leave. Originally
My husband of 10yrs has decided he wants to leave. Originally he said I could have the equity in the house and he would have the savings (which isn't as much but a good lump towards a deposit). Now he… read more
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Clare
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My Ex husband is now an expat and is refusing to pay maintenance
My Ex husband is now an expat and is refusing to pay maintenance for his 18yr son who is in full time education and does not have a job. The ex has a property in the UK which he rents out and has boos… read more
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Clare
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my husband has left me and two children aged 15 and 11 two
my husband has left me and two children aged 15 and 11 two weeks ago. The children and I are still in the family home which we have shared for the last 6yrs. I have paid the mortgage and most of the b… read more
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Clare
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Hi, My estranged husband and I have been separated for 12
Hi, My estranged husband and I have been separated for 12 weeks, we have a joint mortgage on interest only which I'm wanting to go back onto repayment. He won't pay anything towards the mortgage so ha… read more
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Clare
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My ex-partner & I have been separated for nearly 5 years.
My ex-partner & I have been separated for nearly 5 years. We have 3 children together and the children live with me in the family home. Our youngest child is 10 and a half. When we separated we had a … read more
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Clare
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I am splitting up with my husband, who refuses to leave our
I am splitting up with my husband, who refuses to leave our family home, although his behaviour has been unreasonable. I am looking at having to rent a place to live for my two children and myself. If… read more
Clare
Clare
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Hi my brother is seperated from his wife, they have two teenage
Hi my brother is seperated from his wife, they have two teenage children. He is paying the mortgage on the home which he has moved out of. CSA have also got him paying towards maintenance of children … read more
Clare
Clare
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I have been separated 9 months and live in the family home
I have been separated 9 months and live in the family home with my two teenage children. My ex husband owns half of the house. He left me but \\\\\idont knowif there is anyone else involved. I work fu… read more
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Clare
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My husband moved out of our home 2 and a half years ago. I
My husband moved out of our home 2 and a half years ago. I have been paying all the bills since then. We have children age 17 ( going to college) and 18 (works fulltime), who both live at home. My hus… read more
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Clare
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i currently live with my husband but we have separated i want
i currently live with my husband but we have separated i want to move out what will i get in terms of half the house as i am joint owner.… read more
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Clare
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My husband and I are separating. It is amicable. We have
My husband and I are separating. It is amicable. We have sold the family home and are renting. I have all the equity in my name. We have 2 children. We want to buy 2 homes but as I only work part time… read more
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Clare
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My husband and I have recently separated with a view to divorce.
My husband and I have recently separated with a view to divorce. We currently have a joint mortgage on the marital home with no equity on the mortgage. In fact we are currently in negative equity. My … read more
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Clare
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Hi I have two questions regarding my divorce settlement
Hi I have two questions regarding my divorce settlement , It states that my ex husband pays maintenance for our two children until the youngest leaves tertiary education , is this college or universit… read more
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Clare
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I am just starting divorce proceedings. We jointly own our
I am just starting divorce proceedings. We jointly own our property and my husbands solicitor has prepared a severance of joint tenancy form but there is no accompanying letter stating it's without pr… read more
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Clare
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hello I have recently gotten married. My husband has 2
hello I have recently gotten married. My husband has 2 little boys, living with him, with a previous partner, Sarah. Sarah was abusive to the boys and her and my husband split up. The went to court as… read more
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Clare
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My husband started up a business 5 years into our marriage.
My husband started up a business 5 years into our marriage. He owns 45% of this with his partner owning the other 65%. However, 6 months ago he left me and our children and I have now heard that he is… read more
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Clare
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I have contibuted over half of the equity in our house and
I have contibuted over half of the equity in our house and worked with my husband for 4 years relentlessly to build up his business. I have been married 2 years and have 2 teenage daughters. He is the… read more
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