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Clare, Family Solicitor
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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my ex lives in our joint property. he paysmortgage but now

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my ex lives in our joint property. he paysmortgage but now in arrears and we have both been sent a court date for a repossesion order. do i have to attend?
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 much is the house worth and how much is outstanding on the mortgage?
How much are the arrears?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


The house is up for £114000 but that more realistic at £110000. Mortgage outstanding is £87,000.


Arrears are £1900.


 


I divorced under emotional abuse and moved to rented accommodation but had to prove i was trying to sell family home to receive housing benefit. My ex has made it very difficult. My 18 and 20 yrs son and daughter live with me. I have m.e. and fibromyalgia and unable to work.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.


House worth £110000 and Mortgage £87,000. Arrears £1900. We are divorced on grounds of emotional abuse by my ex. I moved out and have home up for sale. This is at his mercy as jointly owned.

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
I assume then that you are happy for it to be sold, so simply write to the Court and say that you have received the paperwork and have no objection to the Order being made
You should send a copy of this to the Mortgage Company as well
You may wish to consider making an application to the court for the financial issues to be dealt with to see if you can get a larger share of the equity
I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details
Clare
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