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Handing over cash before the petition

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15 Aug 07 #2008 by divwiki
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Don't know if anyone has experienced this before, but my x2b has suddenly come over all nervous that I am seeing a solicitor and wants an immediate agreement and settlement. She claims that she is desparate to move out of her parents house asap and that her solicitor has advised her that we can do a settlement any way we like and he would "put it in the case to the court".
I haven't even been petitioned yet.

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You can come to any agreement you like and ask the court to ratify it. However, if you have not had proper legal advice they may refuse to do so.

I wouldn't hand over anything yet, certainly not before you have seen a solicitor yourself, and then make sure that anything you agree is shown to him or her before you take it to court.


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15 Aug 07 #2027 by divwiki
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Thanks, Sadie. That's my thinking, just wanted someone to confirm that I'm not being "unreasonable"; I don't know which way is up at the moment!:silly:

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