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Your husband may have a claim to a portion of the increased equity due to the fact that you made payments during the marriage. He won't get half the total equity unless you added his name to the deed. The equity you had at the time of the marriage is your separate property. Houses appreciate in value, but you get the bulk of the benefit of that because you owned the house first.
Custody typically goes to the parent who acted as the primary caregiver during the marriage. Whoever gets custody will also get child support. This site has a calculator that will help you estimate how much that might be.
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