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JGM, Solicitor
Category: Scots Law
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Experience:  30 years as a practising solicitor.
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My wife and I splitting.I have 2 requests.I purchased a car

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My wife and I splitting.I have 2 requests.I purchased a car for her two weeks ago to facilitate her child minding business.Its a 5 year loan she is saying she can't payit off but she will pay me monthly!
The house is jointly owned on a mortgage & we will split 50-50.
However I feel after 14 years she should compensate me for all the furniture TV etc that I will need to buy!
Will u pls let me know your thoughts

Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Scots Law
Expert:  JGM replied 4 years ago.
Thank you for your question.

Is the house going to be sold?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


Hi I understand u need more info.pls let me know whqt u are looking for.

she is currently looking at buying my 50%

But if that happens i am going to have to find extra money to furnish & equip

a new home which is expensive

let me know your thoughts!



Expert:  JGM replied 4 years ago.
All assets and liabilities are divided between the parties. So if your wife wants to keep the car half of the loan is her liability. Similarly you are entitled to half the contents of the house or the value of the contents. It is not correct that whoever buys the other out of the house is automatically entitled to the contents as well. There has to be an apportionment so that what you get is equal.

It would also be my suggestion that the loan on the car be repaid from the money raised on the house and that your wife's share of the house is decreased by half of the value of the car if she wants to keep the car.

Happy to discuss further.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I appreciate your help & if I have any further issues will revert back



Expert:  JGM replied 4 years ago.
No problem, please leave positive feedback on the system so that I am credited for my time. Mark any future questions for my attention. Many thanks.
Expert:  JGM replied 4 years ago.
Please let me know if I can assist you further. Other I would be grateful if you would leave positive feedback so that I am credited for my time.