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18 Dec 07 #9174 by welshcat1960
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my brother is getting a divorce, if the house sells he & his wife will both be able to buy a 3b/rm house. Without selling he cannot afford to buy anything, he now lives with me & my husband. Can his wife demand to stay in the house until the youngest child reaches 16. They have two children.

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18 Dec 07 #9185 by gone1
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Hiya. Yes she can demand it. Depends whats right for the children. Mind you if there is enough left over after settling debts to purchase 2 properties then yes it should be sold. What lawyers and to a large extent courts try to obtain is a Clean Break settlement where both parties financials are settled. I think she will more than likely get the lions share of the equity. And rightly so. Chris.

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