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Clare
Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 34276
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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married 47 years,desperately wants to divorce,she owns house,can

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married 47 years,desperately wants to divorce,she owns house,can she force sale,if she walks out where does she stand?husband will not agree to divorce .
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 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 property worth and how much is outstanding on the mortgage?
What other assets and debts are there and what income do they each have?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

property worth 375000,no mortgage,wife state pension,husband savings approx. 40000,no debt both 70yrs of age.

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Then within the financial side of divorce proceedings she will indeed be able to force a sale of the property and the equal division of all the assets
I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details
Clare
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