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My neice has left an abusive marriage, they have two young

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My neice has left an abusive marriage, they have two young children under3. Before she was married she had her own house,which was let whilst they were together, and they had a joint mortgage on the family property, which he has continued living in, now with his girlfriend. He had affairs throughout their marriage.
Her own house has been sold, but she is unable to access the funds until the divorce is finalised. He is refusing to leave or sell the marital home, and basically she has no money left, is not elligible for any legal aid (as she has property! sick joke)
When she left 15 months ago(whilst pregnant with the youngest) she moved in with her parents who are both elderly and in poor health. How much would a court order cost to force him to sell the house so their financial affairs can be finalised and she can move on with her life?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  James Mather replied 5 years ago.
How long has she been married?

How old are the children?
Expert:  Clare replied 5 years ago.
Thanks for using JustAnswer. My name is Claire, I will do whatever I can to answer your question.
How far have the divorce proceedings reached?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

The children are 8 months and 2 .The divorce isn't finalised yet

Expert:  Clare replied 5 years ago.
I understand it has not been finalised but how far has it actually reached