I am owed a significant amount of money by my partner of 21 years., who I left three years ago.
Throughout the time we were together as a couple in all but name, he remained married to his first wife, but we had a child and our own home which had to be sold in 2016 thanks to his financial ineptitude.
I had paid the entire deposit on the property we bought together.
His only asset is the 50% share of his original marital home.
He is now getting divorced and claiming the home is his only asset.
How would I obtain a charge over this property to try and finally retrieve some of the money he owes me?
Because we were not married I have not been able to claim any maintenance for our child or living expenses.
I was a totally independent woman with my own job and home that I had worked for all my life, until I met this man.
Hoping for advice.