If we have 2 houses in my name nut my husband gambles a lot and I want to get divorce, will he be able to get one of the houses?

UPDATED: Jun 29, 2015

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If we have 2 houses in my name nut my husband gambles a lot and I want to get divorce, will he be able to get one of the houses?

We have 2 children.

Asked on June 29, 2015 under Family Law, Pennsylvania

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

I can tell that you are worried about this matter.  Understand that is the houses were purchased during the marriage they are considered to be marital property and then they are subject to equitable distribution under the divorce laws.  How that takes place is open for negotiation.  Consult an attorney.  Good luck.


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