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Home sweet home – a practical guide to dealing with the matrimonial/family home

Date:23 FEB 2024
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Raj Patel, Family Law Partners

In financial remedy cases, the family home frequently takes centre stage as a pivotal asset, both emotionally and financially. This practical and comprehensive guide navigates the contested realm of the family home, addressing the court powers, available options for navigating the circumstances with the family, and applying these to practical scenarios.

Through illustrative case scenarios, the article navigates the complexities of decision-making based on factors such as age, marriage duration, presence of dependents, and equity in the family home.

Ultimately, the guide emphasises the fact specific nature of each case and the importance of managing expectations, exploring realistic options when considering what should happen to the family home.

The full article has published in the February issue of Family Law



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