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My wife just served me with divorce proceedings and wont

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my wife just served me with divorce proceedings and wont bring the children home what can i do
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 8 months ago.

Thank you for your question

My name is Clare

I shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first

How old are the children and how long have you been separated?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
My children are six and eight and we still live together
Expert:  Clare replied 8 months ago.

Do you know where she is staying at the moment?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
she is staying at her mums the children have just phoned me
Expert:  Clare replied 8 months ago.

Are you willing to move out of the house so that she and the children can live there whilst matters are sorted out?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
clare im currently off work with cancer i get esa 110.00 per week treatment being on going for 18 months.we have just sold another property but she has kept all the money.we have been married for nearly 11 years and the current house is on the sale market .physically im not able to move out.
Expert:  Clare replied 8 months ago.

I am sorry about your position - this extra stress cannot be helping

How much is the property worth and how much is outstanding on the mortgage?

How much did you receive from the sale of the other property?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
the property is worth 340,000 and we owe 214,000
from the other property we cleared 71,000
Expert:  Clare replied 8 months ago.

How much does a two bedroom property in the same general area cost to buy?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
around 160,000
Expert:  Clare replied 8 months ago.

Have you looked at Shared Ownership Schemes?

Have arrangements been made for you to see the children?