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Selling a Home During a Separation

In Separation & Divorce by Sarah Hink

The period of separation with the intention of divorce can be a really uncertain time. Even the most amicable of separations present logistical and financial challenges. One of these challenges is figuring out what to do with the family home. There are plenty of questions and scenarios that a couple has to consider. Does either spouse want to live there? The shared home may contain painful memories. Some people want a fresh start and want to move. Should one spouse continue to live there? If there are children, continuing to live in the home can help maintain some semblance of normalcy and certainty. They will know that they will continue to stay in the same room, sleep in the same bed, and go to the same school. Can spouses agree …