How are gifts handled in a divorce?
In many cases, gifts from parents will not be subject to equitable distribution in divorce. While couples’ marital assets are subject to distribution, gifts will often qualify as separate property, and this means that they remain the sole property of the recipient spouse.
How is money divided in a divorce UK?
In the UK the starting point for dividing the assets in divorce is 50/50. However the financial settlement will usually be different in every case as it depends on the parties’ circumstances and their needs when it comes to deciding what they should each receive from the matrimonial assets.
Should I stay in the house during a divorce?
Should I Stay in the House during the Divorce? There is no harm staying in the marital home while the divorce is proceeding, unless the court orders a spouse to do otherwise. Without a court order specifying otherwise, each spouse has an equal right to use and occupy the marital home.