How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Clare Your Own Question
Clare
Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 34278
Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
13262538
Type Your Family Law Question Here...
Clare is online now

My husband is taking my house off me we were married 42 years

Resolved Question:

My husband is taking my house off me we were married 42 years he ran off with another woman an is living on a boat with her l cannot find a solisitor who can help me they all won't money up front an he left me with nothing he as his own coach company an flats his is making me suisidal thinking LM going on the street with nothing as house in his name even tho l put 42 grand down my share off last house please help me .Mrs steven

Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.

Thank you question.

I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
How much is the house worth and how much are all the other assets worth?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

House is worth 160 grand his company lm not sure but l can do a list of his goods he has two flats. Office in living quaters two yards to put his coachs in . Four bowen size coachs .two 24seaters six 16 seaters bus.s four cars. A cannel boat which he lives on now there maybe other things but lm that stressed l cant think of them all also money in the bank all l have is my wage an working tax credit he left me with nothing l put my full 42 grand off the other house on to this house his bissness is called panther travel ltd*****erdington an hes on net an in yellow pages he as separete bank account which he puts some of the takings in private one l hope this helps you .

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.

Please do not worry.
Given the length of the marriage you are entitled to half of ALL the assets including the flats and the company - so it is likely that at the very least you will retain the Matrimonial home.
In addition you are entitled to spouse maintenance - including an amount to help you pay fees if need be
I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details
Clare
Clare and 2 other Family Law Specialists are ready to help you