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You could make a claim for a larger than equal share, but that can be difficult. What you are more likely to get is spousal maintenance from him which is a short term measure for usually about 2 to 3 years. Because of your choice to care for your child, at the expense of your career, this entitles you to claim. Sometimes this gets paid out from the sale of relationship property and would in effect, get you a greater share. So your family lawyer will be able to help you make a claim when negotiating with your husband