How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask JGM Your Own Question
JGM, Solicitor
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 12087
Experience:  30 years as a practising solicitor. Partner in own firm.
Type Your Family Law Question Here...
JGM is online now

my husband and my self may a will many years ago put our house

This answer was rated:

my husband and my self may a will many years ago put our house in trust for our 2 children who are now 23 and 29 still living at home but we are now talking about getting a divorce and would like to no if we can sell the house or not please can you help
Thank you for your question.
If you provided in your will that the house would go into trust for your children then that is not a lifetime trust and only has effect on death. The title to your house will still be in your names and you are free to sell it.
Had you conveyed the house into a lifetime trust then you would have difficulty in selling but I am presuming that is not the case.
Happy to discuss further.
I hope this helps. Please leave a positive response so that I am credited for my time.
JGM and other Family Law Specialists are ready to help you