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Clare
Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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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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. i married last year.. my husband owns the house we moved

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hello. i married last year.. my husband owns the house we moved into it after we married he put it in his name. can he throw me out and also am i entitled to half the house as we are married as he is threatening that i have nothing yet i pay towards the hpuse keep and his kid and mine.
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 long have you lived together and how old are the children?
How much is the house worth and how much is outstanding on the mortgage?
What other assets and debts are there and what income do you each have?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

the house is worth 330.000 the outstanding amount of mortgage is 180.000 lived together 14 months kids 14, 15 ,16

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Where were you living prior to moving in with your husband?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
My rented place
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
You are entitled to live in the matrimonial Home so long as you are married
You certainly also have a financial claim on the equity - although it is unlikely to be as much as 50% of the equity.
A lump sum sufficient for you to rehouse yourself and have a buffer for emergencies - so maybe between 10% and 20% of the equity
Please ask if you need further details
Clare