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Hello, this is Jim and I am a dual-qualified lawyer (UK and Republic of Ireland) and happy to help you today.
Were you married to your previous partner and if so, when you divorced, was a consent order lodged with the family court?.
Thanks, ***** ***** case they have no claim at all against your new house or anything else. The reason being they have very limited rights as an unmarried partner. If they had paid towards the mortgage or for home improvements (say they are not on the deeds) then they can ask the court to recognise their contributions and have a beneficial interest established - but as this doesn't apply to you then there is no way they have a claim.
Clearly, child maintenance is payable but that's it.
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