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If you have children, the court will want to ensure the children have a place to live - this is valid until they reach the age of 18 usually. The length of marriage is relevant - as is the period of time you lived together before you married. But you also have a newborn so the court will likely let you stay in the house until your youngest reaches the age of 18. Or if you wanted to buy your own place, you could agree a split of the house sufficient to let you buy another place. Your husband has a right to live in the house - until divorce is finalised - but if there is domestic abuse (physical, mental, combination of both etc) then you can apply for a non molestation order and an occupation order - if granted the court will order he moves out.
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The court's starting point is 50/50 but it can adjust it depending on the circumstances - your priority to have a house so you can go for 100% (especially if he works and you don't). Of, if there is a split of less than 100%, you can ask to stay in the property until your baby reaches 18 - then the property is sold and the sale proceeds split.
It'd be a situation where you can ask for spousal maintenance, so he pays you a monthly sum to cover your bills and any other outgoings to allow you to live off
It depends how much can be agreed really, not whether there are children and property involved. You could apply for a judicial separation instead of a divorce and ask for a financial order to deal with maintenance and the property - or if you want to divorce him then you can do so. Some people don't end up divorcing - but if there are assets then it makes sense to deal with them now.
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