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Not sure if you can. Ive been married years. The marriage

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not sure if you can. Ive been married for 29 years. The marriage is over and has been for a while. I dont work i spent my life bringing up two children and looking after them and my husband. I dont know if im entitled to anything or any help if I leave.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.
The starting point after such a long marriage will be that you are entitled to at least 50% of all of the assets. The court starts at 50-50 and will work up or down depending on circumstances and need. This will include obviously the house and pensions etc. I would think about seeing a matrimonial finance solicitor. But in answer to your specific question - yes you will. Please remember to rate positive.
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.

I hope that this helps - please rate positive - thanks