When is a house a matrimonial home?

April 24, 2013

Law Day

If you are married and living together with your spouse in a house that you own, you have just limited your ability to deal with the property at your own whim. A matrimonial home, even if it is just in one spouse’s name, is beneficially owned by both spouses, and the non-titled spouse will have to consent to any offer of sale as well as the legal sale itself, as well as any mortgage on the property.

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Cesia is a real estate lawyer at Wall-Armstrong and Green, a boutique law firm in Barrie focusing on real estate and estates. When she’s not online, she can usually be found in her garden.

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