What a mess!!(3 Posts)
southern82 Sun 22-Oct-17 11:14:05
MrsBertBibby Sun 22-Oct-17 10:41:22
southern82 Sun 22-Oct-17 09:36:35
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The domestic abuse has to have been documented, he was arrested more than five years ago so does not count. I have been to my GP but I was not referred on to any agency. I have self referred though.
If there's been domestic violence you should be able to get legal aid.
Hi, I wondered if anyone had any advice.
I've been married to my husband for 7 years and we have 1 son who is 7 and disabled.
I want a divorce after years of domestic violence. We have a mortgaged house together in joint names, there is no equity in the house as we only bought it 8 months ago.
I can't move into rented accommodation as my son causes a lot of damage due to his violent meltdowns. I have spoken to my local council who can offer me a hostel but my son wouldn't cope in that environment.
I don't know what to do as I cannot work due to my son's disability and cannot afford legal fees.
Do I have the right to stay in the house, who will pay the mortgage?
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