I am afraid to
tell you that that is not a reason for you to stay in the house and for her to
move out. She is quite within her rights to stay in the property as indeed you
are because firstly it is the marital home and secondly, it is in joint names.
There appears to
be no allegation of violence.
In which case, it
will be a case of dealing with the house in the ancillary matters of the
divorce and either you buying her out, her buying you out, or the house being
sold and the proceeds divided.
On these facts,
assuming that you have a longer marriage, the proceeds will be split 50-50
I appreciate it
is not what you wanted to hear but there is no point in me misleading you.
Can I assist any
further with this? Please bear with me today because I will be online and
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