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House purchase with new partner - advise please

  • Techie
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11 Mar 08 #16465 by Techie
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Okay, I am almost through the process of a fairly amicable divorce. Decree Nisi has been pronounced so just waiting the 6 weeks + 1 day for the Absolute. We have minutes of agreement over financial side of things and in effect the Consent Order dismisses all claims now and for the future (including inheritance) i.e. neither of us are going to request a pension sharing order etc. The consent order is waiting her signature before being sent to the court for ratification.

I now want to buy a house with my new partner for which we are each providing 50% of the deposit. The house will be for my partner, myself and future children of this relationship. Can my ex claim against the new house? Is there a risk?


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11 Mar 08 #16469 by mike62
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If you have agreed the financials, drawn up a 'Clean Break' consent order (definitely no children involved?) and both taken legal advice, then had the consent order rubber stamped by the court, you are safe.

But don't do anything binding until all of those points have been addressed.

The order must be a clean break
Both parties must take legal advice
Consent Order has to be rubber stamped by court

Congratulations on getting to this point amicably


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