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What are we each entitled to in our divorce settlement?

What does the law say about how to split the house, how to share pensions and other assets, and how much maintenance is payable.

What steps can we take to reach a fair agreement?

The four basic steps to reaching an agreement on divorce finances are: disclosure, getting advice, negotiating and implementing a Consent Order.

What is a Consent Order and why do we need one?

A Consent Order is a legally binding document that finalises a divorcing couple's agreement on property, pensions and other assets.


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27 Jan 08 #12071 by JOEB
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can anyone tell me what my wife would be entitiled to, I have only been married for 6 months, before that we had been living together for about 5 years, my main concern is will she be entitled to half of my property which I have had for about 13 years,her name has not been added to the mortgage and I have always paid the bills,this is my second marraige and my first wife let me keep the house as I agreed that i would keep our 2 kids who still live with me,my new wife is also months pregnant.

where do I stand

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27 Jan 08 #12077 by Josh2008
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You don't actually say that either of you are seeking a divorce

Is your question just based on what if?

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28 Jan 08 #12130 by gone1
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Hi joeb. For a start you cant get divorced for a year. That why you are here right? U do want a div? Because this is a short marriage I doubt very much that she would get a share of your property. For short marriages you tend to get back what you put in. This is where prenups would be very handy if they were law. Chris.

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