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50/50 a pipe dream ?

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25 Mar 12 #319943 by Intrepid82
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My ex wife earns considerably more than me, although I have a reasonable salary. She has a good career and future prospects etc. however, she also has our two kids (15 and 12) .
We have joint marital debt, but i have taken most of it on, so at least she can provide or protect their home etc.

I pay full CSA £300 pm etc and she recieves all the benefits, like child allowance and WTC which mounts up to quite a bit.

So what would be a typical split when it comes to releasing equity to pay me off? I have heard horror stories like 70/30 etc, Do Judges actually think on individual circumstances in reality, or is there an unwritten default setting of say 60/40. I find this concernig, as my kids are a little older than in a lot of cases.


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25 Mar 12 #319944 by .Charles
Reply from .Charles
it is meant to be based on individual circumstances but if you hoping for 50:50 you may be disappointed.

60:40 is quote common , 70:30 less so.


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