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Topic: Re: How long for a consent order to be sealed?
Written By: undlou - 26 days ago
Forum: UK Divorce Forum
It depends on how busy the court is at that time. Some courts can take from 8-10 weeks. Just be patient (hard I know) and listen to your solicitor as (s)he knows best. All the best.
Topic: Re: My rights
Written By: undlou - 2 months ago
Forum: UK Divorce Forum
I once read somewhere that whoever remains in the property would be expected to pay the mortgage and running costs. It is counted as "rent" for the half owned by the absent party. Whether that is true or not....
Topic: Re: Form E Lies regarding assets
Written By: undlou - 2 months ago
Forum: UK Divorce Forum
You can only be honest. The judge will pick up on lies, they have seen every trick in the book. I'm sure your husband would need to provide sufficient evidence to prove his case.
Topic: advice on the consent order process
Written By: undlou - 2 months ago
Forum: UK Divorce Forum
My x's solicitor is currently drafting our consent order. How long can it take to draft a consent order? - To sign house over - Pay lump sum - Clean break What documents does the district judge require to approve the consent order? would he/she need an up to date house valuation? Thanks in advance
Topic: Whats classed as marital debt?
Written By: undlou - 6 months ago
Forum: UK Divorce Forum
My husband and I are currently trying to agree whats classed as marital debt. We all agree the credit cards and loans are, but car finances hasn't yet been mentioned. Before we were married we bought two cars, one in his name and the other in mine but they were OUR cars. we got married 8 months after the purchases. When we separated he took the car in his name and I took the car in mine. He la
Topic: Re: Whats the most likely outcome of finances?
Written By: undlou - 6 months ago
Forum: UK Divorce Forum
He has given me two options now, a lump sum to buy me out or to sell the house and split the equity after marital debt has been paid. We both agreed to not go to court as we both agree we don't want to waste our money. Thanks Bubblegum, you have been very helpful.
Topic: Re: Finances - Final Hearing
Written By: undlou - 6 months ago
Forum: UK Divorce Forum
All the best puma, I'm sorry to hear about what seems to be a very one sided decision.
Topic: Re: Whats the most likely outcome of finances?
Written By: undlou - 6 months ago
Forum: UK Divorce Forum
Update on finances. His Debt: £33186.88 My Debt: £21393.88 Total equity: £86290.00 (After calculated legal and estate agent fees) Whats potentially left £31709.99
Topic: Re: Whats the most likely outcome of finances?
Written By: undlou - 6 months ago
Forum: UK Divorce Forum
Thanks guys, I really appreciate your advice. In mediation he only offered me the total amount of my debt, that would had left him debt free and with £26k. His reasoning for this offer was he paid more into the house as he is the higher earner. Also he carried on paying the mortgage for a year after I moved out the home. I am hoping to achieve just that bubblegum, £13k each and both debt fr
Topic: Re: Whats the most likely outcome of finances?
Written By: undlou - 7 months ago
Forum: UK Divorce Forum
The equity wont be completely wiped out by the debts, there will still be approx £26k minus fees if the house is sold. You are right, it isn't millions and for most people it isn't worth fighting for, but its worth everything to me (a single mum trying to start over again). I just want a realistic possible outcome if this was to go to court without solicitors. Thanks
Topic: Re: My husband doesn't want to use the courts or mediation
Written By: undlou - 7 months ago
Forum: UK Divorce Forum
Thank you DavidTerry
Topic: Re: Divorce - House valued low on purpose?
Written By: undlou - 7 months ago
Forum: UK Divorce Forum
That's odd. I bought my Essex home in 2012 for £170,000. October 2016 it was valued at £227,000 and in January 2017 it was valued at £250,000-£260,000. Can you arrange a valuation yourself?
Topic: Whats the most likely outcome of finances?
Written By: undlou - 7 months ago
Forum: UK Divorce Forum
Quick background: Became a couple in November 2009 Bought a house together in May 2012 Married in May 2015 Separated in August 2015 No Children together Ex: age 30, Salary £70k pa, has a good pension (wouldn't disclose in mediation), no children, living in our house, has £32k debt in his name. Me: age 29, £25k pa, no pension, one child, living with parents, have £22k debt in my name H
Topic: Re: Final hearing this is it..
Written By: undlou - 8 months ago
Forum: UK Divorce Forum
I hope it goes well for you so you can move on. Best of luck! x
Topic: My husband doesn't want to use the courts or mediation
Written By: undlou - 8 months ago
Forum: UK Divorce Forum
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