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If You Divorce, Who Gets the House

Our team has developed a reputation for being able to solve domestic disputes, regardless of how complicated. Our team of Family Solicitors regularly assist clients with Divorce, Child Custody and Domestic Violence matters.

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Expert Legal Guidance On Divorce and Property

The question of who gets the house in a divorce is one of the most common and significant concerns during the dissolution of a marriage. At Wildings Solicitors, we specialize in family law and understand the complexities of property division in divorce cases. Our experienced team of family law solicitors is here to provide expert guidance and support to individuals facing this challenging situation.

Our Family Law Solicitors specialise in a range of matters. Our team has developed a reputation for being able to solve domestic disputes, regardless of how complicated. Our team of Family Solicitors regularly assist clients with DivorceChild Custody and Domestic Violence matters.

Book your initial consultation with our Solicitors today and find out how our team of experts can find a positive solution to your matter. Request a call back using the contact form, freephone 0330 333 8797 or email us at info@wildings-solicitors.co.uk.

Divorce and Property Division: Understanding Your Rights

The division of marital property, including the family home, is a critical aspect of any divorce. It is essential to have a clear understanding of your rights and options when determining who gets the house.

Our Services for Property Division in Divorce:

  • Legal Assessment: Our experienced solicitors will assess your case, helping you understand the relevant laws and principles that apply to property division.

  • Negotiation and Mediation: We explore negotiation and mediation to reach a fair and amicable agreement with your spouse, if possible, to determine the fate of the house.

  • Court Representation: If an agreement cannot be reached, our legal team can represent your interests in court, ensuring that your rights are protected.

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Key Factors in Property Division

  • Ownership and Contributions: The ownership of the property and the financial contributions made by each spouse during the marriage are significant factors.

  • Needs and Responsibilities: The financial needs and responsibilities of both spouses, as well as any children involved, are considered.

  • Duration of Marriage: The length of the marriage and the impact it may have on property division.

Why Wildings Solicitors?

Quality Service

Wildings Solicitors is Lexcel Accredited. The Lexcel Accreditation is the Law Society’s quality mark for excellence in practice management.

In situations where an amicable solution cannot be reached through negotiation, our Child Custody Solicitors will be on hand to support you through every stage of Court proceedings. Our experienced Family Law team can assist you with:

  • Residence Orders
  • Contact Orders
  • Parental Responsibility Agreements
  • Specific Issue Orders
  • Prohibited Steps Orders

Why Wildings Solicitors?

Client Care

Family Law matters can be delicate. Along with offering you practical support and advice throughout your matter, our Child Custody Solicitors will always go the extra mile to reduce the strain placed upon you and your loved ones.

Why Wildings Solicitors?

Bespoke Service

What works for one family may not necessarily work for you. Our Solicitors reject the one-size-fits-all approach and instead focus on coming to a solution that is specific to the circumstances of you and your family.

Book your initial consultation with our Child Custody Solicitors in Birmingham & Manchester today. Freephone 0330 333 8797, request a callback or email info@wildings-solicitors.co.uk.

Questions You Might Have

General Quesitons

Factors include ownership, financial contributions, needs and responsibilities, the duration of the marriage, and the best interests of any children involved.

Yes, negotiation and mediation are options to reach an agreement on property division, including the family home, without court involvement.

If an agreement cannot be reached, the court may make a decision based on the relevant factors and laws governing property division.

Yes, it is possible to structure the division so that one spouse keeps the house while the other receives other assets or compensation of equivalent value.

Our solicitors specialize in family law, including property division. We provide expert advice, negotiation, mediation, and court representation to ensure that your rights and assets are protected during divorce proceedings.

Financial Related

The process for negotiating a financial settlement can be done in two ways. Firstly, if financial matters are agreed upon between both parties a finance consent order can then be drafted and filed with the court alongside the relevant paperwork.

On the other hand, if matters are not agreed upon between parties and where there is a financial dispute regarding assets and finances, it would then be recommended to go through the court process of obtaining a financial order. This process is generally quite lengthy and consists of financial hearings and full financial disclosure from both parties. Once a settlement is agreed a final order will then be granted.

If Children Involved

If you have a genuine fear that your ex-partner will not return the children back to you or the UK where they are usually resident, we will make an emergency application with the Family Courts for a Prohibited Steps Order.

Unfortunately, grandparents do not have parental rights and therefore an application needs to be made to the court initially. You will need to ask the court for permission to make an application for contact under Form C100. Our team is on hand to support you through such cases.

If you have parental responsibility, our family team can make an application to the family courts requesting a contact arrangement.

Here at Wildings, we would guide you through the process, whilst ensuring that we obtain the best and most effective result for you.

In such cases, we would initially recommend mediation. Should matters continue to not be resolved, we would then advise you on what application should be made to the court to finalise arrangements.

About Your Safety

If you are in fear for your safety or have experienced either physical, verbal, emotional, or psychological abuse, control, coercion, harassment or threatening behaviour, we are able to make an ex-parte non-molestation order to protect you from the forms of harassment above.  Should there be an occupational dispute concerning property, we are also able to make an application for an occupation order.

It is essential for us to give you right guidance, please do not delay to take the first step and contact us!

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