It’s a bit of a cliché that couples who separate end up arguing about who gets to keep the pet(s), the favourite sofa or the music collection. But it doesn’t have to be like that. Try and agree as much as you can with your ex-partner – and be prepared to compromise.
How to divide your possessions on separation
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The process of answering the questions in each agreement builder should help you consider what outcomes are best for your children and both of you. They can form a useful starting point when discussing your situation with your ex-partner or a legal representative such as a solicitor.
Use this tool to do help you calculate your financial situation. Add the information to your 'Agreement builder - Dividing stuff tool' along with your thoughts around what outcomes you'd like to see.