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Who gets the house in a Missouri divorce?

There are usually only three options when it comes to the house: the wife receives the house and pays out the husband's share of the equity to the husband; the husband receives the house and pays the wife her share of the equity; or the house is sold and the profit and loss are split in some ratio. The court will usually first look to see if one of the spouses wants and can afford the home, and will also consider how the award of the home would affect the children.

Mark A. Wortman

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Kansas City family law attorney Mark A. Wortman handles only divorce and family law matters, and practices only in the State of Missouri. Due to this specialty, Mark has handled thousands of Missouri divorce and family cases and has practiced extensi… Read More