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Thanks for your question. Is the house the only asset? Are there pensions or savings etc?
What is its value and what is the value of the equity in the house?
Yes I would need to find that out. If he is going to give you the equity and the pension he has is valued at less then that is a good deal for you. If the pension is worth more that the equity in the house then it isn’t. The law looks for matrimonial property to be divided equally between you. The difficulty you have is whether you could sell the house and have enough to buy another one it at least get one with a mortgage that you afford and would qualify for. If your husband wants to insist on the house being sold then you could resist that on the basis that it is your child’s home but you won’t be able to hold out indefinitely. It is a difficult situation. There could be various answers such as insisting that your husband pays maintenance for you as well as child maintenance for a period to give you an adjustment period. You would have to do some figures and see what value of property you could afford and then tell him what would be needed on the basis that you are not happy renting a house house rather than buying one. I hope that helps. Please leave a positive rating so that I am credited by JustAnswer for my time.