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I signed a separation agreement which included I agree to

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I signed a separation agreement which included
I agree to selling the property I'm in immediately..
My circumstances have since changed and I know
I couldn't financially afford to leave the house..
I have 4 children, of whom 3 are dependants..
Do I have any rights to now stay?
My estranged husband has agreed a sale on the house
Without my consent saying it's in the agreement
And I will be issued with a court order if I don't
Adhere to the sale
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
How much is the house worth and how much is outstanding on the mortgage?
How old are the children?
Did you have legal advice on the Agreement before you signed it?
Have divorce proceedings been issued yet?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I already gave a full reply to this
Did you not receive?
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
No I am afraid not
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hi Claire
I did send a full response but will resend again as obviously got lost somewhere...
Hannah 20 full time uni
Chloe 17 nxt wk
Joseph 14
Isabel 10
The mortgage on interest only is approx £188
Husband has sold for 275k without my consultation but I get £67,500 regardless of sold price...
I sought basic legal advice, just paid £99 fee to look over and she sent an email to his solicitor confirming this...
No divorce proceedings have took place yet...
I now have until the 20th April apparently before a court order
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
When was the agreement signed - and where did you think you and teh children would live when you agreed to the sale?