I was given a 10 year re-entry ban in 2012 for incorrectly completing an extension application, accused of fraudulently applying. At the time I didn't appeal and I returned to Turkey to live.
Last year, in 2016, I met my current partner and together we had a baby. The baby is 4 months old and is a British citizen. My partner gave birth in Turkey so I could be with her for the birth as I could not travel to the UK.
We are not married. My partner is divorced and I am still married, although we have been separated for 9 years.
I would really like to visit the UK for several weeks to see our baby daughter and meet the rest of my partner's family.
Is there any way of reducing this ban, now that I have a child who is a British citizen? What if my partner or her parents sponsored my visit? Or do I still need to wait the full 10 years?
[Added clarification per Bilal S comment]
I was on a visitors visa valid for 6 months. I wanted to extend my visa and change it so i had permission to work. My work visa application was declined and I appealed as some reasons they gave were incorrect. Whist appealing my visitors visa expired but I was allowed to stay as I had proof my appeal was in process. When I appealed I did it myself and I misunderstood the question have you been refused before: I understood that question to mean prior to the refusal im appealing and I ticked no. According to the authorities this was a fraudulent answer, I left the uk on an expired visitors visa.