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Hi, I’m Lea and I will be assisting you with your query today.
I am very sorry to hear about your dilemma, but will do my best to provide you with advice and guidance on what to do next. To be clear, are you asking about debts your husband has raised whilst you have not been together? Do you own anything together - marital property, such as a house etc?
The following is useful info to assist you with the site:
You are not responsible for debts that are in his sole name, whether you are married or not. It may have impacted on you if you owned joint property, but you say you do not, so that is not an issue.
I would suggest you divorce though and separate the finances as you remain financially tied whilst still married. You can start a divorce using the online service, cost is £550. Once you have the decree nisi you can apply for a clean break order to separate your finances and end any association. See here: www.gov.uk/divorce
You can claim child maintenance via the CMS. See here: https://childmaintenanceservice.direct.gov.uk/onlinerevive/public/landing-screen
You're very welcome.
I hope things work out well for you. And congratulations on the new baby!