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there is a court order which says my ex husband gets a third

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there is a court order which says my ex husband gets a third of the property value when my son is 18. i have offered him 32,000 but he would like 42,500. he has paid minimum maintenance £17 per week at best sometimes nothing. can i return to court to renegotiate.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
How much is the house worth and how much is outstanding on the mortgage?
Please confirm that your son has now left secondary education
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

yes my son has left secondary education and is now in the army. the house is worth £180,000 the formula for working out was based on the mortgage being £48,000. and he got a third i got 2 thirds. I wish to reclaim unpaid maintenance from him. we got divorced in 2002.

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Was the maintenance payable under a court order or via the CSA?
Is the outstanding mortgage £48,000?
Clare