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I want to buy him out

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12 Jan 08 #10505 by stressedandsad
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I want to buy my lying cheating husband out of the house - he can take his money and get out of my life as far as I am concerned, unfortunately he does not see it this way. He is adament I will never get the house. He seem s to think I will be getting something for nothing. Not the fact it his fault I filed for divorce but I am happy to go 50/50. I am just in a position to buy him out. It is also becasue he has never done anything in the 5 yrs we have lived there and I have had such plans and he never gave a monkeys.
Can anyone give me any advice?

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12 Jan 08 #10511 by Josh2008
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Need a lot more info,

how long married/living together?
Any children under 18?
Each ones current earnings or capacity to earn
Courts take a lot into account
Don't settle out of court, it could be a nightmare later

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12 Jan 08 #10512 by Elle
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We are in opposite positions re who wants the fh, but this may help.....
You can apply to the Court for transfer of title,..... allegedly this entails acceptance from the lender, your ability to buy x out and finance the fh and x's agreeing to this......I say allegedly as my x alleges he is in your position but has had over a years continuances to do this but as yet has never approached the lender....that however is because he cant afford to....in your case u can....so good luck
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12 Jan 08 #10517 by stressedandsad
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Hi
We have been married 2 1/2 yrs, no children. I am in a steady full time job with long term security. He is temporary at the moment having lost his job through his own fault, so his is shaky.
We are both in 30's.
Does this make any difference?
Thanks

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