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What does the law say about how to split the house, how to share pensions and other assets, and how much maintenance is payable.
The four basic steps to reaching an agreement on divorce finances are: disclosure, getting advice, negotiating and implementing a Consent Order.
A Consent Order is a legally binding document that finalises a divorcing couple's agreement on property, pensions and other assets.
Yes, she can take court action. Since they are unmarried this will be a civil matter.
Is there anyway she can force the sale
and gain a larger percentage than 50/50.
No, I''m afraid not.
Has she any chance of getting some of the savings - all in his name.
Since they are not married it would be civil law rather than matrimonial. However the same solicitors generally deal with both. It''s completely different laws but solicitors are usually "family law" solicitors which covers married and unmarried.
Who would she need to see and what areas of law would they need to be looking into?
We provide the UK's lowest cost no-fault divorce service, managed by a well respected firm of solicitors.
Online mediation is a convenient and inexpensive way to agree on a fair financial settlement.
This legally binding agreement defines how assets (e.g. properties and pensions) are to be divided.
Support for people who have to go to court to get a fair divorce financial settlement without a solicitor.