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  • Taking legal action

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households/relationship_breakdown/taking_legal_action

    If you and your partner cannot resolve your housing issues, you may have to go to court. What you need to do before considering court action, and how you can pay for it.

  • Help with housing costs

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households/relationship_breakdown/help_with_housing_costs

    If your partner moves out, you may need help to cope with paying the bills, household expenses and rent or mortgage on your own.

  • Staying in the family home in the long term

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households/relationship_breakdown/rights_if_you_or_your_partner_own_your_home/staying_in_the_family_home_in_the_long_term

    Your options if you and your ex-partner decide not to sell the family home and need to decide who will stay.

  • What is the family home?

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households/relationship_breakdown/what_is_the_family_home

    The family home is where you and your partner live together. It can be rented, or one or both of you may own it. You don't have to have children to have a family home.

  • Selling the family home

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households/relationship_breakdown/rights_if_you_or_your_partner_own_your_home/selling_the_family_home

    If you and your partner split up, you might want to sell your home. Your rights to sell or receive a share depend on your relationship and who owns the home.

  • Living as separate households

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households/relationship_breakdown/living_as_separate_households

    You may find you can't afford to move out of your shared home immediately. If your split has been amicable, you may be able to divide your home between you and live separately.

  • How did you become homeless?

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/homelessness/help_from_the_councils_housing_department/the_councils_homelessness_tests/how_did_you_become_homeless

    Before it can offer you permanent accommodation, the council must check whether you deliberately did or didn't do something that resulted in you becoming homeless.

  • Things to think about when you split up from a partner

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households/relationship_breakdown/things_to_think_about_when_you_split_up_from_a_partner

    Separating from your partner is never going to be easy. You will find yourself faced with a lot of practical and potentially distressing decisions about your home, finances and your children.

  • Mortgage arrears for joint mortgages

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/paying_for_a_home/mortgage_arrears/mortgage_arrears_for_joint_mortgages

    If you have a joint mortgage, you are all equally liable for keeping up the repayments, even if someone moves out. The lender can pursue any one of you for the money if someone fails to pay.

  • Your rights if your partner wants you to move out

    http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/families_and_households/relationship_breakdown/rights_if_you_rent_your_home/your_rights_if_your_partner_wants_you_to_move_out

    Do you need to leave your home when your relationship breaks down? You can also work out if you have the right to return to your home after you have left.

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