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25 Jul 12 #345233 by everton2012
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Hi was married 20 yrs left 2yrs ago have one 10yr old daughter house valued at approx 140,000 (9000 still remaining on mortgage in joint names) joint pensions valued at 47,500 I have no savings or shares now as had to rent and furnish property soon to be ex has shares and savings of approx 17,000 left everything in the FMH as well what do you feel would be a fair settlement to ask for.

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25 Jul 12 #345234 by rubytuesday
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Welcome to Wikivorce, although Im sorry you have a need to be here.

So that others can help you, you will need to provide some more information:

Yours and his ages

how many nights your daughter will spend with each of you per week after separation

your marital assets (joint and sole name ownership)

your marital liabilities (both in joint and sole names)

pension details

your respective incomes and outgoings

any other information you may feel is relevant.

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25 Jul 12 #345277 by everton2012
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Hi thks for your reply we are both 47 yrs old and our daughter will remain with myself seeing her father 1 night aweek I earn 950 per month and he earns 1350. On average my outgoings are approx 8-9 hundred pounds per month ie rent household bills,car,childcare and repayment of debts amassed since the breakup creditcard .His outgoings are less per month approx 6-7 hundred.Mortgage is in both names

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