What financial claims can I make against my spouse?
The financial claims that spouses can make against each other are for:
What if I reach my own agreement about finances with my spouse?
All private agreements reached between spouses are not legally binding in England and Wales, unless the agreement is converted into a Consent Order, and ultimately approved and sealed by the Court.
What will happen to the family home?
Various orders can be made in respect of the former matrimonial home, including a sale or a transfer into one of the parties’ names. In certain circumstances the property can remain in joint names with one party having to wait to realise their interest in it until a later time in the future e.g. when the youngest child attains the age of 18 years or finishes full time education.
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