Q: Do you have to buy out an ex from a martial home or can he give you his half?
My husband and I separated in October. He moved out and got an apartment. I am working on finding an attorney to get the divorce moving, but due to finding out I'm also pregnant has made that difficult. I would like to get the ball rolling and get the divorced finalized.
The two of you can divide property pretty much any way you wish (within reason). There is no requirement that one party “buy out” the other’s share of a home, or that property division be equal.
Generally, one party might take other property (stocks, retirement, etc) in lieu of his/her share of equity, but this isn’t a hard and fast rule.
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