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she wants money thats spent

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09 Feb 08 #13367 by markp
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going through medition and my s2bx has stated that she wants a share of some money i had left when she walked out, i explained that this money has been spent, it was £5,500 of which i have reciepts for about £3200 the other was used to buy our son new clothes, shoes and a couple of hols but i never thought about receipts at the time because i did not understand how this all worked.

the question is, can she put a claim on this money or is she trying it on, and how do i pay for something i havent got anymore.

she says she is not bothered the money was spent on our son she justs wants as much as she can because her new bloke will not work and she doesn't have as much as when she was with me so i should give it to her.

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09 Feb 08 #13373 by scottishlady
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Hi Markp
I don't know if this will 'help' you.... but...when my STBX 'walked out'... he took with him approx 12K.... and left 500 quid in our joint account... my sol has told me that I am 'entitled to half of this... as it was 'joint money'....
Like you, I haven't kept receipts for 'my spending'.... but, as it is mostly for 'living expenses'... I am hoping that they won't seek receipts for my grocery bills etc...
I saw his 'statement of issues' last week, and he "admits to having withdrawn the said amount of money, which he has had the benefit of"....
My sol said that she was not unduly worried about this, as this is not our 'only asset'.... she will request that this is taken into account when 'division of assets' is decided, and she will request that I am awarded 'my share' within this 'award'....

As for your last paragraph..... words fail me....

SL:)

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