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Category: Family Law
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Experience:  Director and Principal Solicitor. UK
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I was hoping to get some advice on divorce and how it will

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Hi, I was hoping to get some advice on divorce and how it will impact me financially. My husband and I live in my family home which I inherited in 2015, it was owned outright. In 2016 we took out a mortgage to extend the property, which is in both our names. Upon separating, what claim does he have to the house/my finances? We married in 2019, have 2 children. Many thanks for your help
JA: Was the home purchased during the marriage?
Customer: no, I inherited it in 2015. But a mortgage was taken out in 2015/16
JA: Were any marital funds used for the mortgage or property improvements?
Customer: Unsure what determines 'marital funds'? :)
JA: The Family Lawyer will be able to walk you through that. Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I had another property which I have just sold, I bought the house in 2009 with inheritance money, we lived there for a few years together before moving to the before mentioned house where we've lived since 2015 :)
Submitted: 8 days ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Solicitor4All replied 8 days ago.

Hello there, how do you do? I am Solicitor4All. I am a law expert with over 15years practice. I am here to help you today. Thank you for the inquiry.

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Thank you :)
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Email is easier for me please, because of privacy reasons a phone call would be difficult
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Expert:  Solicitor4All replied 8 days ago.

Thank you very much for your patience. If you did not sign an antenuptial agreement then the property is marital property and he would be entitled to share 50/50 with you.

Expert:  Solicitor4All replied 8 days ago.

Any follow up please do not hesitate to send me your message. I am pleased to help you. all the best.