Can I stay in the marital home?

Posted on 25 October 2012 by LORRAINE


I am divorcing my husband and at the moment I am still living in our marital home. My name is on the mortgage, please could you advise if I am able to stay in the house whilst my name is still on the mortgage?

Lorraine,

If your name is on the mortgage then I can't see any reason why you aren't perfectly entitled to remain in the property. You don't mention whether the mortgage is in joint names, or if you are looking to buy your husband out of the property.

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