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If you agree on custody, the judge would grant the agreement unless he sees something that goes against the best interests of the children.
So there may be a chance that the judge would not allow him to have primary custody if he thinks your hsuband is a danger to the children.
In addition, if you agree, the judge will enter any agreement as to financial issues.
If you do not agree, the judge would usually decide what is fair based on the custody situation. Usually, this does not include paying you back for anything that has happened in the past or any agreements that you have made in the past as he cannot undo the past except to possibly grant you alimony or meintenance.
Same goes for his savings account. If he has saved the money after you separated, then you probably will not receive half of it as you are only eligible to receive anything you have acquired together post-marriage and pre-separation.
But there is always a chance.
Just remember that if you make an agreement, that is better than having a judge decide and at the end of the day, the judge will make the decision based on the best interests of the child.
so, I am not getting anything I paid for children so far, is that right?
It doesn't mean you won't get anything but usually the agreements do not compensate for past payments, only for future. You should still ask the judge for compensation and you may get lucky.
You can also agree that he will compensate you and put that in the agreed order and then you will get compensated.