But when they spot Cora going into Ian's house they fear the worst.
As Cora talks to Ian, Max and Rainie barge in and things quickly become heated as they demand to know what’s going on. With Max and Rainie both firing off harsh accusations, things go from bad to worse when Max learns that his current solicitor has been fired.
However, this quickly look up for Max as he meets with his new solicitor who is positive about his chances of winning the custody battle.
Meanwhile, Cora struggles to cope with baby Abi and after an incident outside, the cracks start to show and she confides in Martin who promises not to tell Max.
EastEnders continues Mondays (8pm), Tuesdays (7:30pm), Thursdays (7:30pm) and Fridays (8pm) on BBC One