Dividing money, property and pensions can be one of the most contested and stressful areas of divorce and separation.
Advice Now have produced a helpful guide for separating or divorcing couples.
(You can access the Advice Now guide at the following link, although this is for guidance only, not a substitute for legal advice.)[https://www.advicenow.org.uk/guides/sorting-out-your-finances-when-you-get-divorced#introduction]
The aim is to help you understand more about what a judge might do in a case like yours to give you a better chance of making a fair agreement with your previous partner without having to go to court. Digital PDF copies are free to download.
Considering what steps to take with child maintenance and finances it may be useful to look at these GOV.UK pages. Although this page is not substitute for legal advice, it can give an idea about the process and what is involved.