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my husband has moved out after an affair, we are both on the

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my husband has moved out after an affair, we are both on the mortgage. We have an 8 year old son who is living in the house with me.
my husband pays all the utilities and mortgage as he is in full time employment I am self employed and work around our sons school hours, I pay , clothes etc.
What is he obliged to continue paying.
Please help
Anna
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.

Thank you question.

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?
What other assets and debts are there?
What is his actual income?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Claire
I'm having it valued tomorrow so can let you know. We paid £179,000 and it's an interest only mortgage.
He has a £15,000 loan and 2 credit card depts I will need to find out the amounts.
I have a £5500 credit card bill.
His income is £30,000 gross
Thank you
Anna
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.

Best guess on the figures will do
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Around £210,000 / £125,000

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.

My apologies - what is your income?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

approx £7,500

His outgoings every month are £1092.49

He takes home £1962.42

Not sure if this is relevant

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.

What he HAS to pay is Child maintenance - which is £300 a month at most.
He will also have to continue paying the debts in his sole name
There is also a potential claim on your part maintenance - which could be covered by him paying enough IN TOTAL to cover the mortgage payment - but is unlikely to be much more than that
I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details
Clare
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