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Can you confirm - are you married?
OK. Then in that case, it's quite straightforward.
The house is a joint asset, and if you can't agree that one of you remains there it will normally have to be sold and the proceeds split between you. Neither retains the right to remain in the house in the same way that could be argued if you were married, you both have equal rights.
If you have care of the children, he would be liable for child maintenance payments.
That's basically it - is there anything in particular I can clarify for you?
If you have separated but are still living under the same roof you can still call yourself 'single' yes. Lots of couples who separate have to remain in the same property if they are waiting for it to sell.
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