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Hi, thank you for your question. Just a bit more information required to fully assist you:-How old are you both?-How long have you been married?-Do you have any children together, if so their ages and proposed arrangements?-What other assets and pensions do you both have (both sole and joint), together with values?-What are your respective incomes?
Thanks for confirming. As part of the divorce the court will take into account all assets, but given your short marriage with no children pre-marital assets can possibly be excluded as non-matrimonial and therefore not subject to division between you.
Given that there is very little equity in the home and you require it for your disabled father, you have good argument to attempt to keep it for your benefit but a court will likely agree that she should be compensated for any equity - the payment of £10,000 debts will likely be considered a reasonable settlement so long as they are joint debts.
She can attempt to seek an order to force a sale, but the court will consider the minimal equity as well as your needs when making a decision, and based on the information you provided there is no merit in the home being sold.
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