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The Coronavirus is having a significant impact throughout the world. For many, this pandemic came out of nowhere and has changed their lives in ways nobody saw coming a short time ago. Apart from the imminent health concerns, many are asking about the impact on divorce and family law litigation. In many ways, this is still in flux. But there are some immediate effects. In the future, there could be other potential impacts that may arise in the near or long-term future. However, below are some ways the Coronavirus is already impacting some divorce and family law litigants: First, courts…
In a divorce, the marital home is often one of the most valuable marital assets that the parties have. Typically, the parties also have a mortgage on the marital home with a balance due and owing. To resolve a divorce with a martial home, there are typically three possibilities in terms of what happens with the marital home. Either the husband retains the home, the wife retains the home or the parties sell it. In the first two scenarios, the mortgage balance is still due and owing. If the marital home was bought during the marriage, the likelihood is…