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Hi, thank you for your question. Just a bit more information required to fully assist you:-Are you in England or Wales?-How old are you both?-How long have you been married?-What other assets and pensions do you both have (both sole and joint), together with values?-What are your respective incomes?-What is the value of the property, and what is the outstanding mortgage?-Whose name is ***** ***** in?
Thanks for confirming and apologies for the delay in responding.
As you are not married you are not entitled to claim any of his property and he cannot claim any of yours. However, if you are unable to suitably house yourself and your daughter you can apply to court under the Children Act using form A1 and a £255 court fee for an order to remain in the property for her benefit until she reaches a certain age.
In relation to child maintenance, this is his legal liability and if he does not agree to pay you should pursue an application with the Child Maintenance Service - I have calculated that on a gross income of £31,000 per year and no other children in his legal liability will be between £29 to £72 per week depending on how many nights on average your daughter stays over with him (the more she stays the less he is legally liable to pay).
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