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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: 4 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
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
Customer: replied 4 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 4 years ago.
Was the maintenance payable under a court order or via the CSA?
Is the outstanding mortgage £48,000?