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Category: Family Law
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Experience:  Family Law - Specialist in Divorce, Financial Relief and Children Matters
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Do I have to sell the family home immediately to give my

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Do I have to sell the family home immediately to give my husband his equity (I have two children, 10 & 7 years old)
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Harris replied 1 year ago.

Hi, thank you for your question. Briefly, no you do not necessarily have to sell the family home immediately if you are in the process of separating. For further information, please confirm:

-If you are in England or Wales

-How old you both are

-How long you have been married

-Whose name the home is in and how long you have lived there

-The value of the home, and how much mortgage is outstanding, if any

-What other assets you both have (solely and jointly)

-What your respective incomes are