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Can my wife keep a house she inherited from her grandmother

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Can my wife keep a house she inherited from her grandmother all for herself and still demand half of the marital home. It is 17 year childless marriage

Hi, thank you for your question. Just a bit more information required to fully assist you:
-How old are you both?
-What other assets and pensions do you both have (both sole and joint), together with values?
-What are your respective incomes?
-What is the value of the property, and what is the outstanding mortgage?
-Who is now living in the property?
-Whose name is ***** ***** in?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Joint mortgage with equity of £139k
Wife's inherited house no mortgage
Income of £450 month
Husbands income £28k
Wife's income35k
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Husband living in marital home- wife no longer paying mortgage
Pension on both sides negligible
No life assurance
Wife keeps all rental income from inherited house

What is the value of the inherited home?

Hi, this question remains open. Please could you provide the requested information so that I can assist you.

Sorry, I cannot take a phone call at the moment, but if you are able to provide the information requested I can continue to assist you.

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