I have recently issued divorce proceedings on my husband for unreasonable behavior. We have been together for 10 years. He has agreed to the divorce and we have agreed I will be primary carer of our son with him seeing him 2- 3 days a week. We are still living under the same roof until the house is sold. I intend to try mediation to agree the amount each of us are able to take away from the sale proceeds once the house is sold, I will then find a small 2 bed for myself and our 2 year old. On buying the house my husbands mother gave us a chunk of money to help us on the property ladder, it was never explained to me that that it was a loan, we never signed any paperwork to state as such but now the divorce is going through my mother in law and husband are saying I’m not entitled to the 50% I am asking for out of the house and we will need to pay my mother in law back first only leaving approx. £50k for me which will not be enough for me to buy a house and get a mortgage on my own due to working part time and on a part time wage and looking after my son on my non-work days. Does my mother in law legally have a claim on the money in the house, the mortgage and house is in my and my husbands name jointly.