My Husband and I Separated, He is a New Relationship and Wants Half the House

My husband and I separated two years ago and he is now in a new relationship and wants half the house. Will it affect his entitlement? We have slept in separate bedrooms etc for years as our relationship broke down a long time ago.

If you and your husband are going to pursue an uncontested divorce, the division of assets is whatever you agree on. To be uncontested you must agree on all issues. If that is not the case and your divorce will be contested, your respective attorneys will negotiate and try to reach an agreement you both feel is fair. If that cannot be done, then the Court will decide on the division of assets. Judges in Arkansas try to divide assets evenly. The behavior (or misbehavior) of a spouse is not one of the factors considered.

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