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I am considering a divorce. Me and my husband both own our

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I am considering a divorce. Me and my husband both own our property. He pays the morgage monthly and i pay the childcare a pre arranged aggreement. I am currenlty on maternity leave and therefor we dont have current childcare bills. Can he ask me to leave the house because I am not paying the mortgage and he has been paying it for the last 2 years?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Harris replied 1 year ago.

Hi, thank you for your question. If the home you live in is the former matrimonial home you have matrimonial home rights which entitle you to live there, even if you do not pay the mortgage or a share of it and he cannot remove you without a court order. You can register your home rights if the property is in his sole name using form HR1 with the land registry and this will be reflected on the title deed and he will be given notice of this.

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