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Tolata / Children's Act

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08 Sep 19 #509558 by unhappy lady 101
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Hi,

Hoping someone can help. I have been with my partner for just over 5 years, we have 2 children under 5 together. We bought a house together about 4 year ago and I paid a larger share of the deposit as well as the mortgage solely on my own for a greater proportion of our time together. The house is in joint names. He started growing marijuana at home and because of that we have separated. Our house is currently on the market but my partner refuses to give me the bigger share because I earn more. If I apply for a Tolata case, will it likely be in my favour? I have also applied for a live with order for my children and wonder how likely it is that it will be successful?

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09 Sep 19 #509559 by WYSPECIAL
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How is the house actually owned?

Does it show that you are tenants in common and that own different proportions?

Are you trying to live in that house with your children?

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