After 18 years my husband has left me fo...

Asked by CarlyH on 27-04-2021 15:37:48
Question posted in the Divorce Law category relating to Western Cape

After 18 years my husband has left me for another woman. He has been having an affair for quite some time and wants a quick divorce. My Mother, him and I own a house together and the bond is in all 3 our names. My Mother has paid hundreds of thousands of rands of her own money towards the house, including paying the transfer fees which totalled R94 000, amongst many other things. She has proof of every cent. He has only paid a quarter of the bond for the last 7 years. He now wants a third of the proceeds of the sale of the house without my Mother getting any of her money back first. We are married out of community with accrual. I would like to know if we have a legal leg to stand on to claim all her invested money back. 

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Posted by Att. Patrick on 29-04-2021 12:27:40

Hi there,

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Was there an agreement in place which sets out what share of the house everyone gets?

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