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Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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My sister lives in a large house which has been on the market

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My sister lives in a large house which has been on the market for four years as she won't drop the price. It's jointly owned by herself and her ex husband and, after an acrimonious divorce, it was agreed that she should live in the house but do her best to sell it. This hasn't happened and now she's planning to have my 91 year old mother to live with her in the house - and not telling her ex. Does that affect anything because it will then demonstrate that she has no intention of selling the house. No-one has asked me how I feel about all this - I am the elder daughter. Your views would be appreciated.
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My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
What is your objection to the proposal?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I just need to know how this situation stands legally - thanks.

As and when her ex husband discovers that she has moved your mother into the property then he can apply to the court for an Order giving him the conduct of the sale and an Order for your sister (and mother) to vacate the property.
Of course he may decide that he does not wish to do so
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