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Any solicitors out there or anyone with experience of seperation/divorce...need to know where I stand...

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Midgeroo Wed 05-Oct-11 11:34:01

We've had lots of ups and downs and my husband has mentioned divorce in the past.

I am now getting a bit fed up of his mood swings and threats and I am getting to a point where I want to ask him to move out for maybe a trial seperation to start with.

I can't afford a solicitor but really want to know where I stand with the kids (do they automatically stay with the mother), House (does whoever look after the kids automatically stay there until they reach a certain age), savings etc.

He's said we'd have to sell the house but I've put a lot into it and it's the kids home so I really don't want to sell it. I would try to take it on myself but if I don't have to re-mortgage straight away this obviously helps!

Any advice would be much appreciated

prh47bridge Wed 05-Oct-11 12:05:37

The children do not automatically stay with the mother nor does the parent looking after the children automatically get the house. To get proper advice you need to see a solicitor. You should be able to find one who will give you an initial consultation free of charge.

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