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    • Willow718
    • By Willow718 10th Oct 16, 1:51 PM
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    Husband and I seperating on good terms
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    • 10th Oct 16, 1:51 PM
    Husband and I seperating on good terms 10th Oct 16 at 1:51 PM
    Can anyone offer advice please. Husband and i are seperating, on good terms. Hubby has name on title deeds of our home. The home is mortgage free and an endowment policy is due in November which hubby will take and i will give him some more. He said to get the title deeds changed into my name and he will relinquish all ties with the house. I will get in touch with land registry. Do we need to use a solicitor
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    • Thrugelmir
    • By Thrugelmir 10th Oct 16, 1:54 PM
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    Most certainly yes. Formalities need to be dealt with properly. Avoids any unforeseen issues at a later date. Will make the break clean.
    “ “Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism, and die on euphoria. The time of maximum pessimism is the best time to buy, and the time of maximum optimism is the best time to sell.” Sir John Marks Templeton
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    • By G_M 10th Oct 16, 3:23 PM
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    If your question is simply about the practicalities of transferring ownership of the property - then no.

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    Complete and send to Land Registry. See
    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/registered-titles-whole-transfer-tr1

    However if you need advice on the wider implications of the divorce settlement, and on how to ensure there are ot future claims/counterclaims over finance, property etc, then yes a solicitor is advisable.
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