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Buying Property after moving out

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27 Mar 12 #320248 by bhuvika
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Hello,

I am new to this site and would like some advice.

I am in the process of moving out from my husband''s home and then filing for divorce. While this process is put in motion and working its way through, I would like to buy a flat for myself after I move out.

So the question is - will that flat be part of divorce settlement if it has been bought after I move out? I mean does my husband have any rights over it?

Any help or guidance would be much appreicated. Thank You.

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28 Mar 12 #320480 by jonathancj
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Yes, the flat will be in the pot. There won''t be any automatic right for your husband, but it is an asset available to you and so the court will take it into account in working out the correct division of assets in one way or another.

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