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Kasare
Kasare, Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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Experience:  Solicitor, 10 yrs plus experience in civil litigation, employment and family law
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I would like to know where my mother stands she lives with

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I would like to know where my mother stands she lives with my step-father there house is payed for but she wants a divorce they both just don't get on, my mother is 87, and in poor health she wants to sell the house and split the proceeds, if she needs to move out and live with me for a while what are her rights.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
How long have they lived together, how much is the house worth and is there a loan on the property?
What other assets are there and what income do they each have?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

They have lived together for 40 years, there house is worth £180.000 it is paid for, he has state pension, my Mom has state pension and private pension that's all I know. there is a Caravan worth I think £13.000, and a car and two poodles.

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
How much does a one bedroom or studio property in the same general area cost to buy?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

about £100.000,

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Are they married - and is the property held in joint names?
Clare