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Please can someone help me with my soa, and money advice trust doing dro ,

Hello finally contacted money advice trust they are coming here on monday to try and sort out my debt relief order , spent the morning phoning creditors got all my balances comes in at 13,500 approx .Just wanting to know preparing a budget so I don't look daft when the gent calls , I receive carers allowance as does my partner , working tax credit and child tax credit and partner gets dla and I get child benefit .I have no access to dla as it goes into partners single account ( not been together long ) so dla aside how do I do the budget , it's only me applying do I include all our outgoings mine and his that come out the remainder of the income or just mine , like gas and electric and water in my name but its a lot to pay on my own unless he contributes and like child tax credits are joint how do I split that please .
My partner has things like a dmp ,csa, and a phone contract to pay in his own name before he met me , so I need to allow for that .
Any help appreciated thank you , and debt doctor have referred to your inbox but still slightly confused as to how to distribute who pays for what particularly as a lot comes from what is now a join account but will shortly become his only , no overdraft on it it's just a bill account . Thanks
:T better late than never, better to laugh than cry:j


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