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14 May 12 #330378 by Rosemary11
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Hello,

Been separated for two years after lived with my ex for 9 years, no married, two young children, when we met we both sold our properies and bough a house in which we got on joints name, despite i put more capital towards the purchase. No declaration of trust was done then! So joints names on deeds.

after separation he sent me a souverance notice from his solicitor, been pushing for sale, despite we have no enough money to buy anywhere when the house is sold. Been to court few times, regardind children and that has been kind of sort it. He put the morgage on arrears so now i have a bad credit, i cant afford to pay the morgage so he still paying for it. He is got two other kids, therefore I cant get even maintainance for kids.

I have gone to mediation but he has not agreed to anything, being difficult, he just wants his monies regardless what happens to kids future.

His solicitor now pushing for sale, what shall i do? i do want to sell the house but the case is that we will not have enoug to buy anywhere.

Should i let him take me to court? Would i have to pay for court fees if we go to court? I dont have a solicitor bse avoiding to pay costs as this will come out of house monies! If i do get a solicitor when should i do this?

Sorry for lenght of thid but i wanted to make Descriptive as poss.


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14 May 12 #330379 by fairylandtime
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Hi rosemary11

Cannot really give advice .... Lots more wikis on here who know a lot more than me re this.

Just to say sorry you find yourself here & hope things go ok for you & your kids.

Stay strong JJx

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