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27 Nov 07 #7827 by jazzyb
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Nine years ago I split from an abusive partner and moved to my own council house. 3 years later my new partner moved in with me and we jointly purchased the council house. After 2 and a half years we moved to a bigger house. Now we are to separate. I no longer work as I am bringing up our two children under 5 years and my older 2 children from a previous mariage. The house is up for sale and he just wants to do a 50/50 split but there is little equity. He can keep his mortgage and travel with it to a new home, but where can I go? He wants to do a DIY divorce but I am not too sure. We have been married for 2 and a half years. Am I entitled to any of his pension?
Please help.

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