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Hi, thank ypu for your question. Just a bit more information required to fully assist you
- Are you married to each other?
- is there a deed of trust or formal agreement in place regarding any contributions to the property by your partner?
Thank you for confirming. As you are nit married, the property being in your sole name and there being no formal agreement between you, he is not entitled to any of your property and you are not entitled to any of his. If he can prove there was intention that he would be entitled to it then he can pursue a court application for a share of the property but this is difficult to prove if there are no agreements.
You should also be aware that if he becomes more main carer of your child he will be entitled to claim child maintenance from you based on your gross income and on average how often your child stays with you overnight. Further to this if he is unable to house himself for the benefit of the child he can pursue an application against you for financial and housing assistance - which could include him asking to return to the property with the child until the child reaches a certain age.
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Yes, definitely have a formal agreement drawn up and agreed. However, you have no legal obligation to provide any lump sum or finances to him.