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.
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.