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I was bullied into the financial side

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01 Jul 07 #1114 by Bic
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:blink:I was bullied into signing way my rights and accepting an amount, now he's sitting in our home (where £54,000 of my compensation for an accident went into an entension) with his soon to be new wife - even though divorce not yet through and I am almost penniless living on Jobseekers and it seems I have to put up with it. I only wanted to 'get out' and have been very ameniable and he won't een let me into the home for my clothes. !!

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01 Jul 07 #1115 by vanessa
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I'm no expert but did you get a court order to settle the finances or just do it between yourselves?

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01 Jul 07 #1116 by Louise11
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I'm also no expert, but did or do you have legal representation? If you signed something and had no legal advice at the time, then whatever you signed is NOT worth the paper its written on.
You need to seek advice ASAP! Before absolute is awarded.
after that you lose certain rights. If you have got legal advice then what are they playing at?

You need to post more information really before anyone can advice you the best course of action.

Hopefully someone can then answer more helpfully.

Kind Ones
Louise:)

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