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Hello, I am a mother of 5 children whose ages range from 10

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Hello, I am a mother of 5 children whose ages range from 10 yrs to 18 yrs. The 18 yr old is still in full time education. I have been married for 18 yrs and 5 months.
I would like some advise please on where myself and my children stand with regards XXXXX XXXXX of all kinds, should my husband and I separate. I have no clue at all and feel very confused as to what to do.
My husband is a partner in a business and brings a monthly wage home of £4700.00 although £2800.00 is brought home as cash dividends.
I do not work.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  James Mather replied 4 years ago.

Hello, I am Law Denning and I am a practising solicitor in a High
Street practice. I have been an expert on this website in UK law since 2008.
During that time, as you appreciate, I have answered thousands of questions
from satisfied users on a variety of subjects.
Because we are all in practice with clients and court and other
users, I might not always respond in
minutes, particularly evenings and weekends. Please bear with me in that

It is my pleasure to try and assist you with this today. Please bear with me
while I gather some further information from you in order for me to be able to advise you fully.

Can you give me details of your marital assets please, property,saving etc.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

We own our own home, bought in 2006 for £315.000. we have no joint savings, however my husband has his own separate bank account of which he puts commission from some deals into it, but I don't know how much he has in it.