Am I Entitled To My Partner’s House?

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Question Jon, My partner of 20 years and I are sadly splitting up, they have found someone new. It is still hard for me to think about. I moved into their home 15 years ago, and we have split the bills 50/50 since then. It was her house, but for 15 years I paid half […]

I Want To Go Bankrupt To Get a Fresh Start

Question Jon, I will give you an overview of my situation, and then also let you know my plans. I would just like a second opinion. I met my ex-wife at uni and were married and now have 2 children. My debts are as follows: 1 Credit card with a balance of about £3,000 A […]

I Need Advice On Bills When a Relationship Ends

Question Hi Jon, My partner and I of 20 years are going our separate ways, and we are dividing the bills and accounts as to who pays what. We have 2 joint credit cards and a car on HP that is in both our names. We do not own any property, we live in what […]

Why Do I Have To Give My Ex Half Of My House?

Question Hi Jon, I have a very specific question and situation I hope you can advise me on. I married my husband 11 years ago and he moved into my home. I bought the house 3 years before we were married and he moved in. I had a 10 year mortgage in just my name. […]

What is Beneficial Interest?

Do I Need to be Concerned if My Partner Goes Bankrupt and We Live Together in My Property? Beneficial interest is something that you may hear or read about, and usually comes up as an outcome of something like a relationship ending, or in some instances, someone goes bankrupt. In contractual terms it has a […]

The Financial Cost Of Getting Divorced

When a couple split up, be it a partnership, or in my example here, getting a divorce, emotions run high! There can be various reasons for the couple splitting up and getting a divorce, and some of those reasons can bring out some of the worst in us. And with emotions running so high, it […]

Who Pays The Bills And Debts In a Divorce?

Question A friend told me about your site, and said I should ask you about my situation, which is dire. My husband and I are getting a divorce after 20 years of marriage. I found out he has had numerous affairs, and I told him I wanted a divorce. We own a property together outright, […]

I Am Getting a Divorce, Who Is Responsible For Our Debts?

Question Hi Jon, My wife and I are getting a divorce and we are splitting up the accounts we owe, she is to pay a loan we have and I am going to pay our 2 credit cards. We are outlining this in the divorce. What happens if she does not pay the loan? All […]