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27 Jun 12 #339590 by Casar123
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Hi,
My hustand and I seperated two years ago due to him cheating on me (and he had been for the 17 years of our 25yr marraige - totally unknown to me) he is now moving into a new house with his new partner. My son (who is just 20 and at University residing away from home) and I still live in the matromonial home, but this has been sold and we are due to move out shortly, and I do not have anywhere to go yet due to the to the uncertainly with the asset split. My son lives with me when not at university, and is on average at home more. My ex to be and I have been to mediation, I asked 10% (40/60 split), he has offered me 2.5%, and that I pay half of the court costs (he admitted adultery). Our son has a part time job and this together with the accomodation loan for university does not cover the costs of his food etc. I help my son out financially and also support him when he is at home, my husband refused to provide any support, saying he is not longer his financial responsibility. He has also said that he has to support his new partner and her son, yet his own father pays maintenance. My ex to be earns about 10k more than me, however half of this is in overtime, which he has said no overtime is available. He has a disability and has a mobility car. The additional 2.5% does not even cover the costs of looking after my son, the moving costs and I also have to find my solicitors fees. I''m also due to take a pay cut of 3% next year too. I''m alittle confused with my next steps. Any advice would be much appreciated.

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