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can ex claim on my house

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15 Apr 12 #323869 by kumba
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Can my ex wife claim on my house that i had before she moved in , that is just in my name
we had no kids together

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15 Apr 12 #323873 by maisymoos
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You will need to provide more information, how long were you married including including pre marital cohabitation?

What are your ages?

What other marital assets are there and pensions.
What are your respective incomes/outgoings/earning capacity etc

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15 Apr 12 #323874 by somuch2know2
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I would hope not but as it because "marital property" she could easily have a claim. If it was a short marriage, chances are slightly less.

Basically as soon as you say "i do" you may as well say "take half, plus some"

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15 Apr 12 #323877 by mez
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Hi. Have a look at the free tools calculator at the top of the home page & the property forum.
It all depends on things like length of marriage & financial circumstances & needs after divorce. There is also a freephone number on the home page to point you in the right direction. Good luck.

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15 Apr 12 #323901 by LittleMrMike
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I don''t much care for the Divorce Calculator because computers do not have one essential ingredient - namely common sense.

From your point of view it is a plus that you have no dependent children. If you did have, their need for accommodation could easily over-ride your rights as an owner.

Next is the length of the marriage. As a rule, the shorter the marriage, the weaker her claim will be.

As Mex has rightly said, her need for accommodation and her resources are all highly relevant considerations.


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