How hard do I fight for my home in a extreme cruelty divorce. I’m on disability will never be able to work again or buy another home. Rent is higher then my mortgage? Any help? Thank you

How hard do I fight for my home in a extreme cruelty divorce. I’m on disability will never be able to work again or buy another home. Rent is higher then my mortgage? Any help? Thank you

This may be a distributional factor in equitable distribution that can be argued for you to keep the house since you do not have any earning ability and are disabled. You may also be entitled to alimony assuming you are the dependent spouse and your spouse is the supporting spouse.

For a list of the distributional factors in equitable distribution, check out our article Is the division of property always fifty-fifty? What factors are considered in an unequal distribution of property?


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