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Category: UK Family Law
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Experience:  Qualified Family Solicitor practising family law since 1999. Member of resolution.
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My wife has issued divorce papers. We have 3 children, 20,

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My wife has issued divorce papers. We have 3 children, 20, 18, 16. University, Just about to go to university, and just about to start 6th form.
I have built up all the assets and house. She now has bigger income, and I am self employed currently with little prospects. I am also chronically ill with Diabetes. Apparently I lose everything as my wife get the house debt free and half whatever income she has. and half my pension. She keeps her income £150k plus bonuses, company car etc.
I get pretty well nothing - have to leave, and cannot get a mortgage.
Homeless at 57...
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: UK Family Law
Expert:  jusleen replied 2 years ago.

Hi welcome to Justanswer. What exactly are the assets worth for instance equity in house, pensions of each, incomes for both? What is your occupation and have you got a medical report that would show that your income would be affected because of your diabetes? Have you both been referred to mediation?