1. If you are unemployed and do not have any source of income to sustain your expenses and for decent living standard, you are eligible for monthly maintenance amount from him, also eligible is your daughter without any such reservation.
2. If you have proofs of his proeprty and the income derived out of the said properties you can put them before court while seeking a huge quantum of maintenance at par with the income as allowed by the court.
3. No doubt he is duty bound to provide maintenance besides residence and also compensation for the expenses including medical expenses and educational expenses for the child, hence court will pass an order granting the desired reliefs
4. If you do not trust your lawyer anymore then you may decide to change the lawyer instead of wasting your time, energy and money on this lethargic or non-cooperative lawyer.