Hi - yes I am, but we were talking about splitting amicably over two years - we will split for definite.
The property appears to be rented. Is the agreement in yr sole name?what about other bills?
My brother owns the house. We rent privately from my brother. I believe the original Rental Agreement lists me as the tenant, although this runs out on the 23rd February 2013 (having been for 1 year).
Citizens advice suggested I could end the agreement and everyone move out and then I could move back in separately and provide home for children. Or my brother could ask us all to leave as a means to the same end.
My issue is more to do with whether I could reasonably make my partner start paying for things that she or her business should be paying for, while she resides in the house.
And also whether I can reasonably "throw her out" as it were in light of her continued adulteration without losing any rights to the children.
This is the marital home and she has asmuch right to live in it as you do.
There is no allegation of violence , soit would be impossible to get an order to exclude her from the property. Thecourts are not interested in who is responsible or why and the same thing goeswith regard to finances and children.
Who would the children live with andwho has been the main carer until now?
We both care for the children equally around work. I would intend for the the children, after divorce, to live with us both separately, 50/50.
To come back to my original question - it is unreasonable for me to expect her to start paying towards the rent and other bills and her phone which she uses for her business and which I currently have been paying for?
While you stilllive together as husband and wife, you can stop paying anything which is not inyour sole name. She then simply becomes a wife whose husband keep short ofmoney and there is no legal solution until divorce proceedings are started.
Does that answerthe question?
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So, in summary... I think I can reasonably request that she pay towards the shared bills.