Can you force the sale of a house in a divorce?
Dermody notes you don’t have to immediately sell the property or transfer it to one person. But you can sell or transfer the family home at any point. But divorce doesn’t automatically trigger a sale and often people will wait to sell the house until they have a binding financial agreement.
How do you sell a house if one partner refuses Australia?
If your ex-spouse refuses to sell the house, you can take the case to the Family Court of Australia. The judge can make a court ordered sale of a house in a divorce. This involves having the property valued and sold for that value.
Can I force the sale of my house in a divorce UK?
If you and your ex own a home that is in both of your names, they cannot legally force you to sell the house. All of your monies, such as business interests, savings and capital are regarded as matrimonial assets and will often be split 50:50. Your ex can try to force you out of the home, but they cannot legally.