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Staying in the home long term

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Ways in which decisions can be made as to who stays in the home in the long term.

Once it is clear that the relationship has ended, the parties will usually want to settle things finally. There are a number of long-term solutions, some of which will involve applications to the court.

Solutions not involving the courts

Solutions to decide who stays in the home in the long term that do not involve the courts. 

Solutions involving the courts

Various orders the court can make to decide who stays in the home in the long term. 

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