If there is no equity in the house and you have dependent children, a sale of the house is not on the cards until the youngest child reaches 18 or there is equity in the house sufficient to provide a home for you and the children until then and also give your ex husband a chunk of money.
In these circumstances, you don’t have to sell if you don’t was to.
The children may be able to live with him but at the ages they are, they would be able to make their own mind up on the court would have keyed of that.
Even if a sale of the house was on the cards, if it’s in negative equity, you cannot be forced to pay that you don’t want to although of course, he could pay it.
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